RIYADH, Sept 25 (KUNA) -- Saudi Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Ahmad Al-Rajhi honored on Sunday leading personalities, projects and civil service in the fields of labor and development in Saudi Arabia and GCC countries.
The event was attended by GCC ministers of civil service, labor and social development as well as the Secretary General of the GCC Dr. Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf.
Among those who were honored was Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) Chairman Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer.
During the event which aims to encourage the Saudi and GCC citizens to undertake their responsibilities in building labor capacity, Al-Rajhi honored 23 distinguished skilled personnel affiliated to the civil service and 19 leading companies and institutions in the field of job localization and transformation, a labor personality with distinguished contribution in supporting the sector in addition to distinguished small enterprises in the field of labor, as well as 18 personalities and projects in the field of social work.
The event took place on the sidelines of the GCC ministerial meetings hosted by Saudi Arabia from September 25-26 in Riyadh. (end)