Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Al-Leith University College Hosts the Activities of the International Volunteer Day


Events , Participations ,
- 2018/12/06


The University College in Al-Leith Governorate hosted the activities of "The International Volunteer Day" organized by the Civil Defense Department in the governorate. It was attended by His Excellency Col. `Awad Al-Subhi, and took place at the University College's headquarters in Al-Leith.

A scientific symposium was held on this occasion. It was presented by His Excellency Dr. `Atif Khalifah, Professor of the Social Service Department, and Dr. Sharif Sulaiman, Associate Professor of the Social Service Department. The symposium highlighted several issues related to volunteer work, and explained its importance and the outcomes expected from it.

Col. `Awad Al-Subhi, Director of Civil Defense, spoke about the value of volunteering and the constructive role it plays in managing crises, especially when volunteering is undertaken for Allah's Sake, seeking only His Reward. His Excellency then gave a word of encouragement and advice to the College’s students, in order to urge their participation and cooperation in voluntary activities in the governorate, especially during times of natural disasters and other emergencies that call for their contribution based on certain arrangements and regulations.

On their part, the students actively demonstrated their willingness and readiness to volunteer in the Civil Defense Department in the governorate, forming a team from the College, as an expression of their service to this blessed country and under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and His Crown Prince.

Finally, the Dean of Al-Leith University College, Dr. Muhammad bin Abdullah Al-Maliki, praised the support and directions given by His Excellency Prof. Abdullah bin Omar Bafail, UQU President, to the different activities and events organized by the College. He pointed out that the College's participation in the activities of the International Volunteer Day came as part of its social responsibility to serve the local community and promote the culture of volunteer work among students, keeping in line with the vision of the Kingdom for 2030.

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