The Consulting Research and Studies Institute at Um Al-Qura University organized the workshop of Safe Partners' Focus Group 2, to discuss the strategic plans of creating Training Center for Risks and Crises Simulation and Occupational Safety Assurance (SAFE), one of the approved initiatives to achieve Kingdom Vision 2030 and National Transformation Program 2020. The workshop took place at Jeddah Intercontinental Hotel in the presence of the Vice Dean of Consulting Research and Studies Institute Dr. Yousef Al-Otaibi and a number of representative of the relevant authorities in the field of Crises Management.
The Dean of the Consulting Research and Studies Institute Dr. Ali bin Mohamed Al-Shaari revealed that Safe Partners' Focus Group is aimed at setting vision and ideas which will help in making strategic work plan for the center with the participation of constellation of directors and supervisors in the fields of security, safety and risks and crises management in a number of public and private sectors institutions, underscoring that the center comes in line with the National Transformation Plan 2020 and the Kingdom Vision 2030 The workshop and will become one of the qualitative centers in the field at the level of the Middle East.
He added that the workshop witnessed discussion of three main themes including; safety and crises and risks management in Saudi Arabia between reality and expectation, latest developments and changes in the field of safety in addition to the basic roles of Safe center. He lauded the support attached to the Institute by the UQU President Dr. Bakri Assas thus helping it top achieve excellence in the training and consultation fields.
For his part the Vice Dean of CRSI, Dr. Yousef Al-Otaibi explained in his speech that the workshop comes in continuation of the university's endeavors represented by the Institute to serve the community, science and knowledge and introduce all means to provide developmental consultations, research, educational and community services besides the occupational training programs relevant to safety and security and all other fields which in turn will help in increasing level of safety in the public and private institutions alike.