The 2014 Annual Family Quran and Hadith Memorization Competition was held in Al-Khozama hall at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh under the sponsorship of HE Eng. Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Hossain, the Minister of Water and Electricity; the Chairman of the NWC Board of Directors; HE Sheikh Dr. Saleh bin Abdullah bin Hamid, Chancellor of the Royal Court, Imam and Speaker of the Holy Mosque; and HE Dr. Loay Al-Mosallam, the CEO of the NWC.
The event included speeches by HE Dr. Loay Al-Mosallam and Sheikh Dr. Saleh bin Abdullah bin Hamid and a short video on the history of the event. The Disabled Children’s Association was also at the event to promote awareness of the challenges disabled people face through a program called “Try the Chair.” People in good health are given the opportunity to use a wheelchair for themselves and discover the need for special facilities in different places from home and work to mosques, hospitals and markets
Finally, Sheikh Dr. Saleh bin Abdullah bin Hamid presented the awards and certificates to the winning employees, and congratulated the new Muslims in attendance.
The NWC formed a cultural, social and sport committee for encouraging social solidarity among employees.