Abha Chamber of Commerce and Industry

University Signs Collaboration Agreement with Abha Chamber of Commerce

Source: King Khalid University media center His Excellency King Khalid University Prof. Falleh bin Rajallah Al Solami, witnessed the signing of two cooperation agreements between the university and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Abha, this which included a training  agreement to raise the quality of  human resources in  Asir region, in addition to establishing an incubator and a business accelerator. Representing the university in the Training agreement  was he Deanship of Community Service and Continuous  Education,  while for the Business incubator agreement the university was represented by the Center of Talent, creativity and Entrepreneurship . Sining the agreements on the university part was the University Vice president  of Business and Knowledge Economy, Prof. Dr. Abdullatif bin Ibrahim Al-Hadithi, while the Chamber’s   Secretary-General, Dr. Riyadh Bin Ahmed Aqran signed it on the Chambers part. The Dean of Community Service and Continuous  Education, Prof. Dr. Omar bin Alwan Aqeel, stressed the importance of this cooperation and the  outcomes expected from it in the future , pointing that the main objective  of this agreement is to raise the quality of  human resources in Asir region and to employ human capability, as well as building A true partnership that serves the purposes that each sector seeks to achieve through integration in visions and roles, indicating that this cooperation will provide various training programs  and plans to serve our young youth and meet the regions professional needs. Regarding the business incubator and accelerator, the director of the University's Center for Talent, Creativity and Entrepreneurship  Dr. Muhammad bin Khammash Al-Maghribi, explained that the main objective of the incubator agreement revolves around converting innovative ideas into productive economic and technical projects, through the implementation of a number of services and initiatives  that target entrepreneurs and students and aims  to enhance the concept of entrepreneurship, and engage the society in contributing to raising the level of domestic production which is in the line with the Kingdom’s 2030 vision . The agreement also aims to build  an integrated community that encourages development of small and medium enterprises. It's worth noting that  King Khalid University, through its partnerships, seeks to provide opportunities  that contribute to the progress and development of its employees and its society, believing in the importance of its role as a leading institution .
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Vice Rector for Business and Knowledge Economy Meets With the Abha Chamber of Commerce and Industry Secretary General

Source: King Khalid University - Media Center On 15 September 2020, Vice Rector for Business and Knowledge Economy, Prof. Abdullatif Ibraheem Aludaithy, met with Abha Chamber of Commerce and Industry Secretary-General, Dr. Riyadh bin Ahmed Al-Oqran This meeting was a follow-up to the commitments made between both parties on 10 September 2020. Vice Rector Aludaithy was introduced to the Chamber's business incubator and its role in supporting Abha's startup ecosystem. He was briefed on its services to young entrepreneurs to help them develop their ideas and projects. A meeting followed in which several goals in line with Vision 2030 that call for supporting entrepreneurship and small and medium enterprises were discussed. Vice Rector Aludaithy praised the support that King Khalid University received from the Kingdom's leadership in that they have provided the support and care to our academic and research programs supporting knowledge-based economies. He then noted that this is a key factor in growth, wealth creation, and employment because human capital is the driver of creativity and innovation. Vice Rector Aludaithy then highlighted that King Khalid University will support the Chamber's business incubator through meaningful educational and research platforms that foster increased cooperation between universities, government institutions, and angel investors to deepen the startup ecosystem.
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Rector Meets With the Abha Chamber of Commerce and Industry Secretary General

Source:King Khalid University - Media Center On Thursday, His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, met with Abha Chamber of Commerce and Industry Secretary-General, Dr. Riyadh bin Ahmed Al-Oqran.  A lot was on the table for discussion. Namely, potential projects to enhance collaboration in research centers, capacity building, and human capital development focused on a start-up culture. It's worth mentioning that this meeting results from the common interests of King Khalid University and the Abha Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Memorandum of Understanding between the University and the Abha Chamber of Commerce and Industry calls for the support and protection of the interests of the business community in Abha. It was noted that both parties will continue working towards creating a favorable business environment and supporting business development.
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