King Khalid University - Media Center
King Khalid University, represented by the Deanship of Student Affairs, received the Silver Plaque Award for the National Environment Protection Project. The university won the award in an intense competition that included all Saudi Universities, education departments, and participating entities.
The team participated by presenting a number of environmental projects and initiatives that support a clean green environment, in addition to educational awareness programs that included: planting over 500 trees, anti-groundwater depletion initiatives, the protection of forests and green areas, and clean environment/water consumption initiatives. The team also made a number of field visits and held competitions to increase the public's environmental awareness.
Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Al-Atheed, explained that the university's participation is a result of directives to fulfill its role in motivating and encouraging social responsibility. Moreover, it also comes in line with Saudi Vision 2030, which has set environmental and sustainable development as one of its main objectives.
On the occasion, the Deanship of Student Affairs honored all team members, supervisors and participating entities, thanking them for their extraordinary efforts. It is worth noting that the university teams were also honored in a ceremony held by the Saudi Arabian Scouts Association. The university team thanked the university rector, the Deanship of Student Affairs, the Deanship of Academic Development and Quality, and all supporting entities for their continued support and encouragement.