Prince Faisal bin Salman, chairman of Executive Committee of Ensan
SRMG chairman Prince Faisal bin Salman honored outstanding students of Ensan Charitable Society for Orphans Care in various fields of studies at a function in Riyadh on Tuesday.During the
awards ceremony, the prince, who is chairman of the executive committee of Ensan, also signed an agreement with Ahmed Fahd Al-Jaber, chairman of Azmil Infrastructure Co., which will be funding Ensan students to follow special educational programs at Prince Salman University in Al-Kharj. Abdul Rahman Al-Azmi, general director of Prince Salman University, was present at the signing ceremony.
Under the agreement, the company will fund SR4 million to train Ensan students for a diploma course in English or computer engineering — according to the capability and aptitude of the students.
An official from Ensan said the idea of the program is to prepare students to suit the local needs of the Saudi employment market.
Speaking on behalf of the students, Abdullah Al-Otaibi, an Ensan student, said the support provided by the society gives them hope. He thanked Prince Faisal and his family for their cooperation in the progress of the charitable society, which helps hundreds of orphans in the Kingdom to find a better living.
There are a total of 928 students, both males and females, in Ensan branches throughout the Kingdom.
A 10-minute documentary was screened to depict the progressive steps of the society. The show also portrayed the continuous contributions made by former Riyadh Gov. and current Defense Minister Prince Salman toward the society’s development.
Prince Faisal also honored philanthropists and institutions that have contributed toward the progress of Ensan. They included chairman of Azmil Infrastructure Company Ahmed Fahd Al-Jaber, Al-Anoud Charitable Foundation and Prince Salman University.
In November, Prince Faisal signed an agreement in Riyadh with Mundir Al-Khaledi Contracting Co. to establish a tower in Zulfi. The building will be constructed in two years at a cost of SR51 million.
In a statement on the occasion, Prince Faisal said the charity has embarked on a strategy to establish endowment buildings that would meet 50 percent of the organization’s annual expenditure.
“We have made a lot of progress in this project. We currently own a number of endowment buildings including the first Ensan Tower located on King Fahd Road in Riyadh. We have rented this tower to Saudi Electricity Company,” the prince said.
Prince Sultan Endowment for the Care of Orphans in Al-Kharj is another building constructed by the charity, the chairman said, adding that it has been rented to Al-Kharj University. “We are now in the process of completing two e