Riyadh Municipality has received 2017 Arab Social Entrepreneurship Award in Cairo Forum for Art and Media, organized by the General Federation of Arab Producers, for its excellence and pioneering role in supporting recreational activities and social services.
Eng. Ibrahim bin Nasser Al-Huwaimel, Director General of Parks and Gardens in Riyadh Municipality received the honorary trophy on behalf of Eng. Ibrahim bin Mohammed Al-Sultan, Mayor of Riyadh Region at a ceremony held on Cairo University Theater in Cairo under slogan of “Together against Terrorism”.
Eng. Ibrahim Al-Huwaimel expressed Riyadh Municipality's pride in this honor, which is one of indicators of the quality of work it provides, noting that it reflects the interest of Riyadh Municipality in enhancing social aspects in all its fields, stressing that Riyadh Municipality takes into account the promotion of social aspects in all its activities and events, including its support to producers and playwrights, and the participation of Riyadh Municipality in the implementation of festivals and plays which are concerned with society and family.
He added that Riyadh Municipality has an annual calendar of events, including celebrations, festivals and supporting youth and family events, distributed in such a way as to enable all members of community to benefit and interaction, to spend enjoyable times ,as well as participation of other entities.
The General Federation of Arab Producers considered honoring of Riyadh Municipality as distinguished excellence for what Riyadh Municipality provides of social activities and qualitative events. It is also a result of efforts to support Saudi and Arab representatives, producers and directors through events organized by Riyadh Municipality, whether the seasonal ones or the National and social events , as well as hosting a number of plays along the year in the capital Riyadh and providing all means to its success.
The General Federation of Arab Producers presented his thanks to Riyadh Municipality, appreciating its effort as one of pioneering community work providers in the Kingdom.
For several years, Riyadh Municipality has been encouraging social, cultural and national activities as part of its community role. One of its most important programs focuses on activating the project of enhancing the human aspect of Riyadh city, which targets residents and visitors of the capital.