The Saudi all-girls Green football team won second place at the Global Goals World Cup (GGWCup) tournament which was held earlier in the big apple, on the side-line of the United Nations General Assembly.
The Greens were established by the Saudi Sports for All Federation which is led by Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, in order to promote for the wellness of individuals across the Kingdom.
In light of this remarkable accomplishment of the girls, HRH Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al Saud, Saudi Ambassador to the US, expressed her admiration and showed support for the Greens team by taking part in a panel discussion organized by the GGWCup regarding the role of sport in achieving UN Sustainable Development Goal No. 5.
Princess Reema further took to Twitter to announce the happy news and congratulate the girls saying, “So proud @greens_saudi won 2nd place at @ggwcup in NYC, on the sideline of #UNGA. This @Saudi_FSA initiative highlights sports impact on global issues.”
— Reema Bandar Al-Saud (@rbalsaud) September 26, 2019
“The Greens’ participation in the Global Goals World Cup demonstrates the Kingdom’s commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and shows how sports and fitness can play a role in confronting our shared environmental challenges,” said HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, President, SFA in a statement.
“Under Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia has made the environment and the overall health of our citizens a top priority,” Prince Khaled added.
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Vintage Cars Pop in Jeddah
In five days, an international motor show, will take place in Jeddah. The Jeddah superdome, 6th December and until 10th of December, will be one of the biggest international motor shows. The exhibition is sponsored by the ministry of transport and logistics and organized by the Salah company. The Jeddah Superdome, has set a world Record for being the largest freestanding dome in the world, in contrast to the Tokyo Dome which formerly held the title, with 206 meters. Located on the Madinah Road, West of King Abdallah sport City, the Jeddah Superdome has an internal area of 24,000 square meters, and a height of 46 meters, with a diameter of 210 meters, a parking space that accommodates 5200 viceless. The exhibition includes many experiences such as drifting, with professional drivers, on dedicated racks, go karting, off road experience with SUVs with professional drivers in a dedicated circuit, and an opportunity to drive the car of your dreams. In addition to restaurants, cafes that suit all of your tastes. The exhibition includes many important car agencies and exclusive launches of many vintage and antique cars presented for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in addition to an auction of rare classic cars, with more than 35 luxury and rare cars on display. The auction was held by the Silverstone auctioneers, the biggest UK classic car auction house. The event is the biggest in its name, and the car industry, featuring the oldest cars, but unfortunately nothing was sold.
Beaches of the Kingdom Are About to Get Cleaner with This New Campaign
Beaches of the Kingdom are about to get cleaner with the ‘Let’s Make Them Cleaner’ initiative, which was launched on Friday by the Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development.
Professional divers are taking part of the campaign as volunteers who are ready to clean the beaches and seabeds of Saudi Arabia, in order to save the marine environment from pollution.
The initiative is one of the events launched for Saudi and International Volunteer Day, which is celebrated every year on the 5th of December.
Entitles ‘Ataa Watan,’ the event covers several programs and activities across Saudi Arabia, they were held in partnership with government bodies and NGOs.
So far, the ministry launched five initiatives throughout this year, as part of the Voluntary Work Platform it launched on March 31, 2020.