Riyadh forum discusses role of youth in promoting innovation

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Riyadh forum discusses role of youth in promoting innovation

RIYADH: Saudi Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Ahmed Al-Rajhi inaugurated the third Youth Organizations Forum in Riyadh on Saturday.

Held under the slogan, “Empowering youth organizations to promote innovation and policy development,” the minister highlighted the Saudi leadership’s efforts to empower young people, build their capabilities, and invest their energies to develop society.

“The forum seeks to move toward the future by expanding partnerships, signing agreements, as well as adopting qualitative initiatives that contribute to achieving and sustaining impact,” he said.

Al-Rajhi noted that the ministry is working, within the context of the Saudi Vision 2030, on many programs targeting youth that aim to train, rehabilitate, employ and empower them.

He added that the ministry has recently formulated a youth development strategy in the Kingdom, which will be announced later.

Al-Rajhi also offered his sincere thanks to all those who worked to support and organize the forum and award, congratulating its winners.

Ali Al-Rajhi, chairman of the Youth Organizations Forum, said that the forum will discuss future youth-oriented policies, as well as ways to develop their capabilities in an era that depends on them.

Khalid Al-Awwad, a member of the forum’s board of directors, stressed the importance of the forum in enhancing cooperation between relevant

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