Young Saudis plant 50k seedlings in national park

The initiative was part of various campaigns taking place throughout the Kingdom until April 2020. (SPA)
Updated 29 October 2019

Young Saudis plant 50k seedlings in national park

  • The initiative was part of various campaigns taking place throughout the Kingdom until April 2020

RIYADH: Hundreds of Saudi students helped to sow the seeds for future environmental protection by taking part in a special preservation event.
The director general of education in Riyadh, Hamad bin Nasser Al-Wahaibi, joined 800 of the region’s scouts and General Directorate of Education volunteers in planting 50,000 seedlings in Thadig National Park.
The initiative was part of various campaigns taking place throughout the Kingdom until April 2020.
 


Saudi railway wins international award for safety measures

Updated 1 min 29 sec ago

Saudi railway wins international award for safety measures

RIYADH:  The Saudi Railways Co. (SAR) won the International Safety Award for 2020 from the British Safety Council for the second time in a row for its exemplary management of health, safety and environmental risks.

CEO of SAR Dr. Bashar bin Khalid Al-Malik said that the company puts at the forefront of its strategic plans the application of the highest safety standards in operating the rail network in the Kingdom.

He said that SAR accords top priority to the culture of safety in the management, operation and maintenance of its trains by following international laws that have proven effective in ensuring safety in the work environment.

Al-Malik said: “We are proud that SAR wins such international awards, which reflect the efforts and decisions taken to apply and develop health and safety measures.”