By the kind permission of the Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs, Prince Dr. Mansour bin Miteb bin Abdulaziz, His Excellency the Deputiy Mayor for Reconstruction and Projects Eng. Mohammed bin Saleh Dhabaan on behalf of the Mayor of Riyadh Region Eng. Abdullah bin Abdulrahman a Moqbel, received the Arab Organization for Sustainable Development Award, an award given to the executive leaders and personalities in the Government and private sectors.
This came through the opening of the Arab Conference on the Challenges of Sustainable Development in the departments areas and local councils, which was in the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, 28 – 10 - 2014 , Eng. Mohammed bin Saleh Dhabaan ,the Under- Secretary for Reconstruction and Projects, received the award on his behalf.
The conference witnessed the participation of the Arab municipalities, Municipalities Union, major government stakeholders and private, public and civil institutions are able to influence in social responsibility issues, and experts in this field. Conference discussed the activities related to social responsibility in the private sector and its role in strengthening local communities and discussed also social responsibility systems and the best means to be applied, in addition to the role of Media and the means of social communication in the activation of the concepts of social responsibility.
The Conference, which was held for one day, included many discussions and interventions aimed at the exchange of experiences by its various dimensions ,and through the conference, the organization has announced the launch of the Golden Excellence Award for Smart Buildings ,which is the most prestigious Smart Environment Awards at the level of the Arab region, which is dedicated exclusively to government ministries and official departments or quasi-governmental, according to the followed conditions of nomination.