His Excellency, the minister of Social Affairs, Dr Majed Al Qasabi honored Etihad Etisalat, Mobily for its support of the charity Anti- Smoking Association “Naqa”.
This comes on the sidelines of the “Naqa” Association’s launch ceremony of endowments projects in the presence of Dr. Mohammad Jaber Al Yamani, Chairman of the Anti – Smoking Society.
The honorary shield was received by Dr. Akil Al Akil, Senior Executive Officer Regulatory Affairs, on behalf of Mobily in the presence of a number of prominent society figures such as Sheikh Yasser Al Dosari, Imam of the Grand Makkah Holy Mosque and Sheikh Saad Al Breik.
Dr. Al Akil confirmed that Mobily is part of the society and its interaction with the various charity associations such as “Naqa” association falls under the social responsibility where Mobily pays special attention to this aspect and puts all its human, technical and financial resources to develop social initiatives worthy of Saudi society.
Mobily has supported earlier “Naqa” Association by donating of SR one million to contribute to the delivery of its sublime mission which seeks to raise awareness of the dangers of smoking and its impact on health and community.
Mobily has launched earlier many services to contribute to the prevention and awareness about the damages caused by smoking through the service (Mobily – Naqa), which allocated 50% of its revenues for the support of the “Naqa” Charity Association in its anti-smoking activities.
(Mobily-Naqa) initiative relied on a variety of services that help smokers to quit smoking via SMSs sent through three key channels namely: Prevention, Awareness and Therapy. Each of the said channels can be subscribed by sending (1,2, 3) respectively to the 606 080. Moreover, Mobily offers the possibility of presenting this service to friends or family members to help them quit smoking through sending the icon (d 1 or d 2 or d 3) followed by the mobile number of the selected person.