Under the patronage of HRH Prince Feisal, Chairman of the King Abdullah II Center for Excellence (KACE) Board of Trustees, the first meeting of the Arab Excellence Awards was held, where KACE brought together representatives of excellence awards in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain and Jordan. The Meeting aimed at exchanging expertise among participants to enhance the performance of Arab institutions in both public and private sectors.
KACE recommended at the Meeting the establishment of the Arab Foundation for Excellence to unify excellence awards' models across the Region. “It is vital to establish a forum which sets up a unified Arab excellence awards model that can be adopted by Arab countries,” KACE Executive Director Yaserah Ghosheh said at the opening ceremony of Arab Excellence Awards’ First Meeting.
The Meeting was attended by KACE Board of Trustees, concerned ministers, and ambassadors of the participating countries.