Saudi Aramco, a state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and a fully integrated, global petroleum and chemicals enterprise has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Nesma Holding Company, al-Aliaa Foundation of Infrastructure Development, and Hail Charity to set-up a textile factory in Hail. The MoU was signed in a strategic partnership by Hail Governor Prince Abdulaziz bin Saad bin Abdul Aziz, Vice President of Aramco Nasser bin Abdul Razzaq al-Nafisi, Nesma’s Saleh Bin Ali al-Turki, Eng. Abdullah bin Ibrahim al-Rakhis of al-Aliaa Foundation and Hail’s Saud Fahd al-Abdah.

This MoU aims to create employment opportunities for Center 100. The center will rehabilitate the beneficiaries through training courses on the basics of sewing and embroidery, working in production lines and creating a healthy and productive work environment. The continuous cooperation with partners will contribute to providing the necessary knowledge and skills to enhance the opportunities for all members of society. Nafisi stated that this MoU represents one of Aramco’s initiatives in the field of citizenship, emphasizing the importance of women’s participation in the market. He added that it creates the right atmosphere and provides them with the necessary training and skills to obtain jobs and to earn a decent and sustainable source of income enabling them to rely on themselves.