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December 10, 2016

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, the Chairperson of Silatech’s Board of Trustees, has issued a decision to reform the Board of Trustees of Silatech. The new board includes: H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani Minister of Foreign Affairs in Qatar, Sheikh Saud Bin Nasser Al Thani Group Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo, Dr. Hessa Al Jaber from Qatar, Dr. Waleed Al-Wohaib Director General of the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD), Mr. Abdullah bin Abdullatif Al-Fozan Chairman of Bawan, Mrs. Maha Al-Ghunaim Co-Founder, Vice Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer of Global, Mr. Karim Hajji Chief Executive Officer of the Casablanca Stock Exchange in Morocco, Mrs Amira Yahyaoui Founder of Al Bawsala, Mr. Rafat Al Akhali, Yemen’s former Minister of Youth and Sports and Co-Founder and Chairman of Resonate Yemen, in addition to Ms. Sabah Al Haidoos, Chief Executive Officer of Silatech.

Silatech was launched by H.H. Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser in 2008 as a regional social organization that works to enable jobs and expand economic opportunities for young Arabs. The organization promotes large-scale job creation, entrepreneurship, access to capital and markets, and the participation and engagement of young people in economic and social development.