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Aramex to develop facilities for disabled people at sports stadiums in Saudi Arabia

Aramex signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the General Presidency of Youth Welfare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the Professionals League Commission, to develop facilities for serving people with special needs at football stadiums in key cities of Saudi Arabia (Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam).

The memorandum of Understanding was signed by Prince Nawaf bin Faisal bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz, the President of Youth Welfare, who is also Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Disabled and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Professionals League Commission, and Hussein Hachem, Aramex CEO in Middle East and Africa. According to the MoU, Aramex will install state of the art advanced accessibility facilities for people with special needs, in accordance with international standards and safety regulations, to provide a unique environment allowing them to watch the games of the Saudi Professionals Football league, including special terraces, water cycles, and a dedicated team of volunteers to escort them in and out of stadiums during match days. Hussein Hachem stated at the signing ceremony that the project will start with the facilities at the King Fahd International stadium in Riyadh at the beginning of the upcoming football season, while the same is being studied and under evaluation for Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium in Jeddah and Prince Mohammed bin Fahd Stadium in Dammam. 


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