The activities of the second health, awareness, and educational program were launched under the patronage of His Royal Highness, Prince Faisal Bin Khalid Bin Abdul Aziz. The activities begin tomorrow, Sunday 20/06/1435 AH, at the popular arena, Tathleeth province. These activities will be held hold over a week, with the participation of the faculties of Medicine, Dentistry, Law, and the Admission and Registration Deanship, with the follow-up and supervision of the President of the University Prof. Abdul Rahman Bin Hamad Al Dawood, and the Deputy, Prof. Mari Al-Qahtani.
The program includes medical convoys, religious lectures, legitimacy consulting, specialized medical clinics, awareness shows, and developmental courses. These events will be held at the main university campus in the popular arena, Tathleeth Hospital, primary care centers, mosques, and schools in the province, as well as at affiliated centers.
The President of the University, the organization's Supervisor, confirmed that organizing such a program proves the interest of the university in actively contributing to community service through presenting activities and events that serve the citizens of the nation, pointing out that community service is one of the three basic missions of the university, whose mission summed up in teaching, scientific research, and community service.
Al- Dawood clarified that the program aims to educate the community of Tathleeth province, which is considered one of the provinces the university targets by its programs and activities.
He continued, "At the same time, we appreciate the keenness of His Royal Highness, Prince Faisal Bin Khalid Bin Abdul Aziz, Governor of Asir region, and we thank his tireless efforts to follow-up all the activities of the university and to harness all potential for success and achieve its goal."
He concluded, "We thank God for the blessings of this blessed country. Allah grants us ample blessings, covering all fields of life in addition to the development and prosperity we witness under the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and His Highness the Crown Prince and Crown Deputy. We pray for Allah to perpetuate His blessings on our dear country".
In this regard, the university Deputy, Prof. Marei Bin Hussein Al-Qahtani, said that this program is the second provided by the university, targeting all classes of the community of Tathleeth province.
He added, "The teamwork of the program includes more than 70 faculty members and 40 intern doctors, 100 employees of the technical and administrative staff working in the main committees, executive and support services for the program."
In this context, the Governor of Tathleeth province, Prof. Saad Bin Safar Bin Zmia, praised the program, noting that "…all the people rejoice to receive a group of scientists in all fields of education from King Khalid University to establish health, awareness and educational programs, promising to harness all potential for the success of events."
Bin Zmia thanks His Highness, the Prince of Asir region, HRH Prince Faisal Bin Khalid bin Abdul Aziz, for his supervision and follow-up for developmental actions in the region in general.
He also thanks the University, "On behalf myself, the people of the province, heads of centers, directors of governmental departments, sheikhs, dignitaries, and businessmen, we welcome all participants in the organization of the program and we pray to Allah to guide them all in performing the tasks. We thank the President of King Khalid University, Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahman Bin Hamad Al Dawood, and University Deputy, Prof. Mari Bin Hussein Al-Qahtani."