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UQ Consultancy Oasis Contributes in Hajj Season 1439H

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- 2018/08/20

Umm Al-Qura Consultancy Oasis is contributing in this year’s Hajj Season 1439H by presenting two consultancy studies for the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah. In this regard, Dr. Ali bin Muhammad Al-Shaery, Dean of the Consulting Research and Studies Institute, stated that one of the studies revolved around the development of services provided to domestic Umrah pilgrims. He added that the other study discussed providing consultancy services for the development and operation of the Tafweej management in the various stages of Hajj through an electronic platform for data processing and decision-making. In addition, the Oasis presents two programs for the Ministry of Health comprising the qualification and development of health practitioners. This includes training of about 1111 trainees within 70 days in thirteen different cities in the Kingdom in preparation for the season. Moreover, 234 trainees are trained to risk and crisis management within 39 days.    

In the same context, Al-Shaery added that the programs presented by Umm Al-Qura Consultancy Oasis were designed to keep pace with the strategic objectives of the Saudi Vision 2030 programs. In other words, the Oasis has been keen to invest in the potentialities and competencies of the university regarding the design and implementation of various consultancy studies and services for the benefit of the public, private and non-profit sectors.

In turn, Prof. Dr. Abdullah bin Omar Bafil, UQU President, has been thanked for his continuous support for the Institute, as well as his services and initiatives for the benefit of Makkah and the pilgrims during this season and all through the year.

It is worth mentioning that Umm Al-Qura Consultancy Oasis was inaugurated in the Consulting Research and Studies Institute on 4th February 2018. It was launched by HRH Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Emir of Makkah Region and Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. The Oasis provides several consultancy services such as rehabilitation and professional support services. It also conducts consultancy research and studies.

Within the same framework, the Oasis comprises two centers and seven consultancy units. The centers are the Risk and Crisis Management Center (SAFE) and Faran Center for Rehabilitation and Hospitalization. On the other hand, the units of the Oasis are the Unit of Continuing Medical Education, Engineering Training and Development Unit, Information Systems and Security Unit, Geographic Information System Unit, Business Confidence Unit, Professional Development for Teachers and Educational Leaders Unit (PDTELU), as well as the Designs Unit.