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SEDCO Newsletter Quarter 4, 2015
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  photo   RIYALI DISCUSSES (MONEY: SAVING AND INVESTING) AT KHATTET FORUM IN DAMMAM


The Riyali Financial Literacy Program was presented at the Khattet Forum in its third round held in the conference hall at the University of Dammam. The Forum organized by King Salman Youth Center in an initiative that aims to train the youth to be able to develop and organize their daily lives in many fields.

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  photo   ALSHIAKA LAUNCHES DIGITAL COMPETITION


As part of its efforts to support the sports industry, Alshiaka launched the ‘Show Us Your Game’ digital competition whereby participants were asked to bounce soccer balls off their heads in order to win prizes. Participants who lasted the longest without dropping the ball accumulated points, which were then tracked by Alshiaka to keep count of the leaders and to also motivate other participants to top the highest scores. Winners of the competition received sports-related prizes such as subscriptions to sporting TV channels, 48 inch HDTVs and smartwatches.

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  photo   SEDCO HOLDING HOLDS NEW HEJRI YEAR BREAKFAST


Celebrating the new Hejri year 1437H, SEDCO employees were invited for coffee and dates on the first day of the new Hejri year corresponding to October 14, 2015, in the lounge of SEDCO building.

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  photo   900 YOUTH PARTICIPATE IN MADINAH’S FIRST MEDIA FORUM


In a first of its kind event in Madinah, the “Awaken the Passion” Forum was inaugurated in front of an audience of over 900 youth and media personalities in Taibah University. The event, held in partnership with Salem bin Mahfouz Foundation, was the first mass media forum to be held in Madinah and was inspired by the University’s “Translate Your Thoughts” project.

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  photo   ‘RETHOBE’ LAUNCHES SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM


ReThobe, one of Al Shiaka’s main brand lines, launched its social media platform in conjunction with the launch of their 2nd competition ‘Discover the Ten Differences’. Sponsored by Desert Force on MBC Action, the competition, a visual challenge which required participants to identify ten differences between two photos, offered three main prizes: iPad 4, GoPro Camera and a G-Shock watch.

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  photo   ELAF GROUP CONCLUDES TOURISM PROMOTION ROADSHOW


According to The Ministry of Hajj, Hajj pilgrims will increase to five million over the next five years, while Umrah performers are expected to reach 20 million. Promoting the Kingdom’s tourism sector, particularly religious tourism, Elaf Group has successfully concluded its annual roadshow with stopovers in Egypt, Turkey, Morocco, Indonesia, Tunisia and the United Kingdom.

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  photo   RED SEA MALL SPONSORS FIRST “NEXTGEN” EVENT IN JEDDAH


Praising Red Sea Mall for sponsoring ‘NextGen 2015’, David Macadam, CEO of MECSC – Middle East Council for Shopping Centres, enthused that “NextGen is one of the industry’s most important events; providing a platform that joins ideas and visions with the elite in the retail industry present to craft and discover ways to boost retail sector growth.” This, he said is a key issue considering that the retail sector is a major contributor to creating jobs and bolstering economic growth.

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  photo   SEDCO CAPITAL SHOWCASES LOCAL KNOW-HOW AND GLOBAL REACH


Hasan Al Jabri, CEO of SEDCO Capital participated in the Global Ethical Finance Forum which was hosted by the Scottish Government and in cooperation with the UK Islamic Finance Council.

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  photo   SEDCO CAPITAL PARTNERS WITH TADAWUL TO PROMOTE THE SAUDI STOCK EXCHANGE GLOBALLY


SEDCO Capital, is heading on a three week international roadshow with Tadawul following the opening of the Saudi Stock Exchange to Qualified Foreign Investors (QFIs) in June of this year.

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  photo   BIN MAHFOUZ MOSQUES PROVIDE YOUTH WITH FIRST AID TRAINING


In cooperation with the Saudi Red Crescent Authority, the management team of ‘Bin Mahfouz’ Mosques organized first aid training programs for youth with the aim of enhancing voluntary services and social responsibilities in society.

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  photo   FORUM GRADUATES 30 TALENTED DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKERS


Sponsored by the Deputy Minister of Education, Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al-Barrak, and organized by Salem bin Mahfouz Foundation and ATHAR Academy in coordination with the General Directorate of Education in Jeddah, the “Promising Talents” Forum recently graduated 30 talented youth in “documentary filmmaking” after a series of training workshops hosted by field experts.

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  photo   AUTO WORLD SPONSORS ROAD AWARENESS AND ROAD SAFETY PROGRAMS


Under the sponsorship of Auto World, “Share the Road” celebrated the launch of its road awareness program on Saturday December 19th, 2015, at SEDCO Holding Group. The Group’s employees were invited to bring their children and youth to participate in a variety of expert and specialist led lectures aimed at raising road safety awareness. At the conclusion of the launch, attendees highly praised the campaign for its importance in creating safer driving practices.

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  photo   ARABIAN FARMS IN DUBAI CELEBRATES UAE NATIONAL DAY


On the occasion of the UAE National Day, Arabian Farms – Dubai Branch has conducted the Annual Sports Day event for all its employees where various sports games took place at the farm’s premises. The event also entailed presenting a number of winners with various awards.

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  photo   SEDCO HOLDING GROUP’S VARIOUS IT TEAMS ANNUAL GATHERING


SEDCO Holding Group’s IT department concluded its annual team building event at IN10SO (Serafi Mega Mall). The various companies’ IT departments attended, including members from: SEDCO Holding Group, SEDCO Development, Intimaa, Tarfeeh, Elaf Group, Methak, Masalik Al Khair and Ewaan.

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  photo   NAHDI SHARES SUCCESS STORY AT WORLD DIABETES CONGRESS IN CANADA


Nahdi, the largest retail pharmacy chain in the Middle East and North Africa, presented the success story of its diabetes education and awareness programme “Ya Ana Ya Al Sukkary” at the World Diabetes Congress (WDC), which was held in Vancouver, Canada between 30th November and 4th December 2015.

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  photo   ALSHIAKA UNVEILS LARGEST THOB EVER IN SAUDI EL CLASICO


During ‘El Clasico’ between Ittihad FC and Al-Hilal FC, Alshiaka launched its latest campaign under the hashtag “#شجع_بشياكة” (Support with elegance) during the Saudi. football league. Alshiaka also unveiled the largest thobe ever created during the match with the aim of building awareness around its marketing campaign.

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  photo   ‘LUNCH AND LEARN’ HELD 3 SESSIONS IN Q4


During the fourth quarter, the Group enjoyed three ‘lunch and learn’ sessions held casually at Al-Majles. The luncheons were organized on monthly basis to enhance work relationships and to elevate the employees’ wealth of culture and breadth of knowledge. Dr. Kamal Abdulaal presented in October the ‘art of dialogue and persuasion’, followed in November by Mr. Yasser Ghandour’s presentation of the new regulations and amendments of the Saudi Labour Law. Finally, in December, Mr. Mahmoud Abu Mansour presented the Group’s ‘Financial Reports’.

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  photo   SEDCO HOLDING SHOWCASES THE SMART WORKPLACE OF THE FUTURE


JHRF gathered inspirational local & international human resources’ experts to “bridge the skills’ gap between generations” and tackled the importance of best human resources practices alongside the nationalization of the Saudi business landscape.

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  photo   RIYAD BANK VISITS SEDCO HOLDING


Representatives from Riyad Bank visited SEDCO Holding Group’s premises on November 4th 2015. Mr Anees Moumina CEO of the Group was there to greet and welcome the delegation.

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