One Million Jordanian Coders initiative launched

Crown Prince Al-Hussein bin Abdullah II attended the launch event.
Updated 03 June 2019

One Million Jordanian Coders initiative launched

The Jordanian capital Amman witnessed the launch of the One Million Jordanian Coders initiative under the patronage and in the presence of Crown Prince Al-Hussein bin Abdullah II as part of a strategic partnership in government modernization between the UAE and Jordan.

A high-level UAE delegation led by Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Gergawi, minister of cabinet affairs and the future, attended the launch.

One Million Jordanian Coders seeks to train young Jordanians in coding to enable them to keep pace with the rapid developments in computer science and increase their competitiveness in the job market. The initiative aims to equip them with the necessary tools to serve the future needs of the country, spearhead the development of its digital economy and bridge the existing digital gap in the Arab world to make Jordan one of the most advanced countries in coding.

The initiative is inspired by the One Million Arab Coders initiative, launched by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai. 

This initiative aims to contribute to restoring the Arab civilization to its former greatness, elevate the status of the region and enhance its competitiveness on the global stage. It also seeks to stimulate innovation in young people, invest in their capabilities and empower them to take on an active role in building a knowledge-based economy.


Al-Dabbagh Group Ranked sixth on Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Great Place to Work List

Updated 04 June 2020

Al-Dabbagh Group Ranked sixth on Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Great Place to Work List

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Al-Dabbagh Holding Group, founded in 1962, has been ranked sixth in the Saudi Arabian private sector's best working environments for the year 2020. The ranking is compiled by Great Place to Work, a leading global organization that evaluates work environments across more than 60 countries.
This achievement comes in recognition of Al-Dabbagh Group's efforts toward creating and fostering a positive working environment for all. Employees participated in a questionnaire on work-place satisfaction, and the company policies were also subject to an external review, both of which contributed to the resulting ranking.
Al-Dabbagh Group’s Head of Human Resources, Hayfa Abu-Zabibah has said that "this achievement is the result of the Group's unique culture, derived from the philosophy of Omnipreneurship, which embraces comprehensive leadership and is made up of three principles (Giving, Earning and Sustaining) five values (integrity, passion, respect, forward-thinking, teamwork) and ten golden rules. The principles, values and golden rules provide the framework that govern the Group’s ecosystem and culture.”
Hayfa added that receiving this award will only increase the Group’s motivation to further promote this ecosystem and continue efforts toward becoming a better place to work.