AMMAN – Malta’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion Carmelo Abela visited Sadeen International Group, praising its efforts to serve the Middle East through the American University of Malta (AUM).
The minister was received upon his arrival, on behalf of the group’s chairman, Engineer Hani Salah, by Sadeen’s Vice Chairman Ahmed Salah, in addition to several members of the university’s board of trustees, led by former prime minister Taher Masri and former minister of planning and international cooperation and former minister of energy Ibarhim Seif.
The visiting minister, who was accompanied by senior officials, along with a media delegation, stressed that the AUM’s concept goes beyond being a mere investment to a comprehensive cultural project that contributes to stronger relations between the Arab region and Europe and the world.
The minister highlighted his country’s support to the university project, facilitating students’ access to visas and enabling them to live comfortably in Malta while staying there.
Chairman of Sadeen International Group, and founder and vice chairman of the board of trustees of the American University of Malta, Hani Salah, said the establishment of AUM was the fruit of Jordanian-Arab and Maltese-European cooperation, underlining partnerships with major international universities aimed to provide an outstanding university environment for scholars and researchers in the world, and noting that Malta serves as a link between Southern Europe and Arab North Africa, and the Eastern Mediterranean and westward to the Atlantic.
Welcoming the visit of the Maltese minister to Sadeen Group, the chairman underlined that the university’s location, and its distinguished educational facilities and professional staff, will contribute to enhancing its lofty status among the best universities in the world.
Salah stressed his keenness to move forward in turning the university into a global educational beacon through partnerships with major educational institutions and universities globally.
The engineering, procurement, construction, and finance (EPCF) deal will see the building of offices and housing in three industrial Omani estates in Muscat, namely tech start-up incubator Knowledge Oasis Muscat, along with Rusayl, and Samail, across areas of land covering more than 16ha, or 164,000 sq.m.
The agreement was signed by Eng. Hani Salah, Chairman of Sadeen Group and Hilal bin Hamad Al Hasani, Chairman of Shumookh Investment and Services.
Commenting on the deal, Eng. Musallam Al Hudaifi, Chief Executive Officer of Shumookh Investment, said that this comes to meet the development requirements of the industrial cities that pertain to Madayn and provide all necessary services for the investors.
Madayn established Shumookh Investment in 2010 to develop infrastructure projects and encourage investments in Madayn’s industrial cities.
The vision of Shumookh is to develop globally competitive industrial infrastructure in the industrial estates run by Madayn and create the best environment for the growth of industries in Oman through the attraction of strategic partnerships to invest in and implement diverse infrastructure development projects in the industrial cities.
KHOBAR – GCS, a Sadeen Group subsidiary, is a prominent general contracting and construction company with international presence and business operations in Saudi Arabia, Spain, Malta and China.
With the inauguration of the Muscat, Oman and Manama, Bahrain branches of Gulf Co-Operation Symbols Cont. Co. Ltd (GCS) is a new step in maximizing and enhancing our regional presence and efforts to strengthen our position in the GCC construction and development business.
GCS aims to amongst the best in the construction industry in the GCC.
AMMAN – Saudi Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Dr. Sami Al-Saleh, accompanied by Charge D’affaires, Dr. Hamad Al-Hajri, and Mr. Shalih Al-Harbi, inaugurated the Saudi Embassy in Jordan’s capital, Amman.
Saudi ambassador was welcomed by Chairman of Sadeen Group, Engineer Hani Salah, in addition to several other members of the group’s board of trustees.
Mr. Hani Salah held a lunch on the occasion of the Ambassador’s assumption of his duties in Jordan, and the official delivery of the building, which houses the new headquarters of the Saudi Embassy in Amman, located in Abdoun area.
The Chairman, proudly stated that Sadeen’s management and staff have put great effort by combining creative engineering, elective project management and strict quality management to deliver very high quality to the Embassy building, staff housing, office complex, consulate department and official villa of the Saudi Embassy. Sadeen’s skills also delivered topnotch electro-mechanical and security system to the Embassy.