MADINAH: Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman on Monday praised the voluntary initiatives taken by the region’s Youth Committee during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
He reviewed a report on those initiatives during an online meeting, which was attended by other officials.
The governor stressed the importance of using the skills of the youth through a proper mechanism and helping them materialize their creative ideas for the betterment of society and the country.
More than 240 young men and women took part in the Volunteer Youth Initiatives during the pandemic and helped the government and private sectors in facing the challenges posed by the crisis and in reducing its social impact.
They distributed food baskets among the needy and launched a campaign to raise awareness about the virus among the masses using social media.
The meeting also reviewed several initiatives to support the business community.