At a ceremony in Mecca Al-Mukarramah under the auspices of His Excellency the Director of King Faisal University, Dr. Muhammad Al-Quwais. Almarai has honored the winners of the thirteenth session of the Almarai Veterinary Medicine Prize for the countries of the Arab Gulf Cooperation Council in 2021.
During the award ceremony, the winners were honored in the six different categories of the award. The winner of the prestigious Saudi veterinary award in the field of environmental health and food control was Dr. Muhammad Amir Muhammad al-Khamis from Kuwait. The winner of the prestigious veterinarian award for the Gulf Cooperation Council countries award was Dr. Tamara Hussein Qabazard. And the winner of the Award for Outstanding Student in Veterinary Medicine was shared equally among different students who are; Abdullah bin Khalid Al-Dosari from the College of Veterinary Medicine at King Faisal University, Abdulaziz bin Ibrahim Al-Fayez from the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine – Qassim University.
“This award is one of the most important building blocks in supporting the veterinary profession in the Kingdom and the Gulf States,” said Abdullah Al-Otaibi, Head of Corporate Communications and Public Relations at Almarai.
Al-Otaibi added that sponsoring this award each year is an endorsement of how important it is to the future of the environment and food in the kingdom. It also reaffirms its important role in promoting and developing livestock in the area. The social benefit and the national interest motivate Almarai to implement these sponsorships.
It is worth noting that the Almarai Prize for Veterinary Medicine was launched in the GCC in 2010 to highlight the veterinarian’s active role in protecting the public health of farmed animals in the Kingdom, as well as highlighting the positive sides of the veterinary profession and its importance.