In the presence of Engineer Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Energy and Industry and Mineral Resources, Saudi Electricity Company represented by Dr. Saleh Bin Hussein Al Awaji, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources for the electricity company's chairman, during the International Energy Forum place in Istanbul, signed an agreement for rehabilitation of recently recruited university staff, with EDF. This comes within the company's ambitious plans in the strategic shift accelerated program, which was launched by the company for more than two years.

Awaji said that this agreement aims to develop newly graduated employees to enable them to work in a global standard environment and give them the opportunity to face a variety of techniques to build a generation of engineers capable of handling all types of modern technologies in the electricity industry, Awaji added that this agreement aimed at staff in different disciplines in mechanical, industrial, electrical and chemical engineering, and others.

Jean-Bernard LEVY, CEO and Chairman of the EDF management, said that this agreement will strengthen cooperation in the field of training that currently exists between the Saudi Electricity Company and the EDF, in line with the desire of both countries to enhance cooperation in all fields.