Fahad bin Saleh Al-Azzam, assistant undersecretary at the Saudi Ministry of Health

Fahad bin Saleh Al-Azzam
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Updated 16 December 2019

Fahad bin Saleh Al-Azzam, assistant undersecretary at the Saudi Ministry of Health

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has won the innovative team award for project management, as part of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Innovation.

The award was received by Fahad bin Saleh Al-Azzam, assistant undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for empowerment, who is also the team leader, during a ceremony in Dubai in the presence of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, crown prince of Dubai.

Al-Azzam has been serving in his position at the ministry since September 2019. 

He joined the ministry in 2016 as the general manager of the project management office. Al-Azzam was responsible for facilitating and improving project management processes among his team. 

Prior to that he worked with the Saudi Food and Drug Authority as a senior electrical engineer at the radiation safety department and then as a manager at the project management office between 2011 and 2016. Al-Azzam began his professional career as a field service engineer at the Riyadh-based Advanced Electronics Co. He worked there for three years and six months between 2007
and 2010.  

Al-Azzam obtained a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.  He went abroad for further studies to the US and obtained a master’s degree in engineering and technology management from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut. 

He did several leadership and management courses at prestigious institutions including the Harvard Business School. 


Saudi Arabia participates in GCC archaeology exhibition

The pavilion features a series of documentaries on Saudi Arabia’s cultural heritage. (SPA)
Updated 21 January 2020

Saudi Arabia participates in GCC archaeology exhibition

  • Saudi Arabia’s pavilion hosts, 55 artifacts and relics covering different eras, including from the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and the pre-Islamic and Islamic periods

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia, represented by the national heritage sector at the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), is taking part in the 6th Joint Periodic Exhibition on the Archaeology of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) Arab States in Kuwait.
The exhibition, held under the supervision of the secretary-general of the GCC, in partnership with the Kuwaiti National Council for Culture, Arts and Literature, opened last Wednesday at the National Museum of Kuwait and will run until Feb. 15.
The Kingdom’s pavilion hosts, 55 artifacts and relics covering different eras, including from the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and the pre-Islamic and Islamic periods.
The pavilion also features a series of documentaries on the Kingdom’s cultural heritage, a number of publications by the antiquities and museums sector on different areas of cultural heritage, as well as a collection of photographs and historical information on Saudi Arabia’s cultural depth.