Royal Commission and Ma’aden Company Sign Memorandum of Understanding to qualify Northern Border Youths to work in King Abdullah Project for the Development of Wa’ad Al Shammal City
Jubail, Saudi Arabia 7th November 2013:
On Tuesday morning 5 November the Royal Commission of Jubail & Yanbu (RY) and the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to qualify Northern Border youths to raise their technical competency and to improve their skills so they can participate in construction and operational activities at the King Abdullah Project for the Development of Wa’ad Al Shammal. The signing ceremony was attended by His Highness Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayan Al Saud Chairman of the Royal Commission.
Under the MoU, Ma’aden will recruit up to 300 students per year from the Northern Border Region. Admissions tests will be administered according to Royal Commission standards. Successful candidates will be able to achieve qualification after successfully completing a one-year training program, which is designed and delivered by the Royal Commission in its institutes at Jubail and Yanbu.
This program will help qualify Northern Border youths in areas of science and technology, preparing them for managerial and operational jobs in the industrial and mining facilities in the King Abdullah Project for the Development of Wa’ad Al Shammal City, amongst which is one of the largest phosphate projects in the world. This program is another key milestone leading to the fulfillment of the promise of the Custodian of Two Holy Mosques to bring economic development to the citizens of Northern Border Province within the framework of the comprehensive developmental plan for all regions across the Kingdom.
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