The Minister of Civil Services in Saudi Arabia, Sulaiman Al-Hamdan, welcomed the Moroccan Minister, Mohammed Ben Abdelkader, and his delegation as representatives from the Moroccan Civil Service.
The Moroccan delegations are visiting the Kingdom to observe the Ministry of Civil Services’ performance, human resources and strategic planning and its link to digital transformation.
During the meeting, the two parties considered ways in which they can enhance the two countries’ bilateral cooperation in civil service matters. Later on, the Moroccan minister praised the Civil Services’ successful planning for the future.
Al-Hamdan was born in 1955 in Buraidah. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in administrative sciences from the University of Riyadh, and a master’s degree in business management from the University of New Haven in Connecticut in 1985.
Al-Hamdan served as Minister of Transportation from 2016 until he became Minister of Civil Services in 2017.
A former president of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), during his tenure he worked to restructure it through developing its businesses, initially by taking the lead with the privatization program, as well as the expansion projects of many airports and upgrading their services to suit consumers.
He also chaired the board of Saudia and was CEO of Nas Holding Co.
Al-Hamdan worked in the Saudi Fund for Development, National Banks and the National Air Services Co. He also underwent many specialized training courses in and out of the Kingdom.
He is a member of several committees and societies, the advisory board of the Supreme Economic Council, the advisory committee at the college of industrial management at King Fahd’s University of Petroleum and Minerals where he is a member of its board of directors.