Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Wadi Makkah Participates in the 18th World Productivity Congress


Wadi Makkah represented by its CEO Dr. Faisal Al-Alaf, and the Director of Public Relations and Media Dr. Majed Abdullah participated in the 18th World productivity Congress held at Gulf International Exhibition & Convention Center in Bahrain from April 1 to 4 2017, under the slogan "New Ways to Innovation and Higher Productivity". The congress which was held for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa witnessed participation of more than 300 participants who are interested in the field of productivity development and improvement under the sponsorship of Deputy Prime Minister of Bahrain Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al-Khalifa.

Dr. Al-Alaf participated as a key speaker in the congress to talk about the commercial transformation at UQU represented by Wadi Makkah which resulted in launching 10 startups in the fields of scientific research and innovation five of which succeeded in concluding sales contracts with the public and private sectors thus achieving one of the pioneering experiments in the Kingdom. 

 For his part, the UQU Vice President for Academic Development and Community Service who serves also as the acting UQU Vice President for Business and Innovation and the Deputy Chairman of Wadi Makkah Company Dr. Hani bin Osman Ghazi expressed his happiness with the participation of the company in the world congress in which local and international experts review their latest experiments of exploiting resources and upgrading productivity which is reckoned a ripe opportunity for the company to showcase its pioneering experience in commercial transformation.