(MENAFN Press) JEDDAH-----October 1, 2012-----
HRH Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz, Crown Prince and Minister of Defense honored HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) in a special ceremony held at Ministry of Defense in Jeddah for its role in supporting the Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Award for Young Entrepreneurs.
The ceremony also witnessed the honoring of a host of young Saudi entrepreneurs representing various business sectors, in addition to local companies and government organizations.
This prestigious recognition makes Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh the only personality from outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to be honored by HRH Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz.
Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh said:"It is a great privilege to be honored by HRH Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz and be presented with the Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Award for Young Entrepreneurs. I consider this honor a great recognition to my life achievements."
He added that the support and encouragement of HRH Prince Salman have always inspired me to excel and to enhance the corporate social responsibility of our Organization. "This is a duty and the least to do to our societies and nations," he pointed out.
The "Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Award for Young Entrepreneurs" Award was launched to encourage the youth's businesses for the benefits and advantages on the personal level among the youth and on a national level of all its sectors since any country cannot excel without its youth. This initiative affirms HRH Prince Salman's stand in supporting the business youth and out of his belief that the youth are the main pillar in the prosperity of the country.
The Award's mission is represented in achieving entrepreneurship by contributing in developing a creative generation of future leaders who will participate in boosting progress and prosperity in the country.