Saudi Arabia gets its first certified Saudi female firefighters

      Published on Sunday, 23 December , 2018      212 Views     
Saudi Arabia gets its first certified Saudi female firefighters


Two Saudi women have become the first certified female firefighters in the Kingdom meeting the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) rigorous Professional Qualifications Standards,



according to Saudi Aramco’s Fire Protection Department’s Engineering and Training Services Division.

Abeer O. Aljabr, an Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management graduate from the University of Sharjah, and Jazyah E. Aldossary, a chemical engineering graduate from the University of Missouri in the US, have joined Fire Protection Department’s Engineering and Training Services Division.

“These young engineers, including our female colleagues, are challenging themselves to be the very best,” said Ghassan G. Abulfaraj, FrPD manager.

“They are awakening the entire fire service community — challenging the status quo and raising the bar for all of us.

“I am also thrilled to witness this historic moment of having the Kingdom’s first certified female firefighters,” Abulfaraj added.

Aldossary said she was inspired by her father, who was a fire chief in the 1990s.

“He was passionate about his job, and that passion was instilled in me from an early age,” said Aldossary.

“Joining FrPD is a dream come true. My dad was very proud as the second generation of his family is continuing his legacy,” she said.



Aldossary added that although the process to obtain firefighter certification required significant physical demands on a daily basis, the experience has been rewarding.

Keywords:
Category Life | 2018/12/23 latest update at 11:00 PM
Source : Saudi Gazette | Photocredit : Google
213 Views
Comments Add comment



Related Articles

The editorial staff of Saudi Arabia Today would like to give all of its readers from Gulf and Saudi Arabia and the whole world the opportunity to participate actively in the development of the website! If you have something interesting, fun, scandalous - just something worth to be seen from more people. Capture it and share it in the Saudi Arabia Today with a short text.

Do you have information you want to reach our readers?

Send article/s

You can subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter and Google pages or use our RSS feed channel to always read the most important news about Saudi Arabia, the Gulf and the world.


Sponsored Publications



STEP Conference To Make Its Mark In Saudi Arabia In March
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia news

STEP Conference To Make Its Mark In Saudi Arabia In March

STEP Conference is getting all set to launch its first summit in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh on…

Oman tourists expected to rise to 3.5m by 2023

Saudi Arabia new rules

Property prices continue to fall in key UAE markets

King Salman receives Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker in Riyadh King

King Salman receives Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker in Riyadh

King Salman received Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and other members of the Assembly at Al-Yamamah Palace…

Saudi Arabia: King Salman welcomes Lavrov to Riyadh Gulf TV, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: King Salman welcomes Lavrov to Riyadh

King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud received Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Russian delegation…

Saudi king meets Russian foreign minister in Riyadh King

Saudi king meets Russian foreign minister in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Riyadh on Tuesday, footage on the Russian…

King Salman receives dignitaries in Riyadh King

King Salman receives dignitaries in Riyadh

The Kingdom’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh, senior scholars, ministers and a group of citizens called on…

GULF TV

Popular in GULF TV

PIRELLI “DREAMING” – THE CAL 2019 making of Full Version | Fashion Channel

1988 Views

A photographic tale of the aspirations of four women and their determination to achieve their goals, each one…

Latest videos in GULF TV

Events

Lifestyle

Culture

Sport

Science & Technology

Government