Saudi Aramco's participation in the 33rd Janadriyah Festival showcased the company's significant contributions to Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia's economic transformation program, during the four-week national heritage event.
Held December 20 through January 20 in Riyadh, the annual celebration is organized by the Ministry of National Guard and inaugurated by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Saudi Aramco's exhibition in the Pavilion of the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources in the Janadriyah village highlighted the company's unique history of contribution to the Kingdom's economy and society, and its role in supporting Vision 2030 and its aims of diversifying the economy and building a robust private sector for the 21st century.
Nabeel A. Jama, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, noted that Janadriyah Festival is a source of pride for all Saudis, reflecting the rich heritage and culture of this country across generations, and the development achieved by the Kingdom in all economic, social, cultural and educational fields. He said: “We, at Saudi Aramco, are proud to participate in this great national event. Through the Company’s pavilion at the festival, we offer the opportunity to Janadriyah visitors to learn about our long history and expertise in the energy exploration and industry and our various contributions to the Kingdom’s development that spans more than eight decades.”
Throughout its 85-year history, Saudi Aramco has made corporate citizenship a cornerstone of its domestic engagements through various initiatives to accelerate human potential and empowerment, promote knowledge, creativity and innovation through the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture; and drive entrepreneurship, through programs such as Wa'ed, the Co op-to-Entrepreneur Program and the International Technological Innovation Competition. It also supports the development of small and medium enterprises as the backbone of a thriving economy.