Eminent Jordanian Entrepreneur Sabih Masri Headlines Ceremony
Ayla Oasis Development Company (AODC) honoured 30 female leading business pioneers and women’s associations in Aqaba, Jordan at a gala ceremony today.
Headlined by esteemed Jordanian entrepreneur and founder of AODC Mr. Sabih Masri, and Eng. Sahl Dudin, Managing Director of AODC, the ceremony held at the Movenpick Hotel Aqaba drew the attendance of prominent members of the business community, women leaders and representatives of organizations that nominated the 30 business women.
During the ceremony, Mr. Sabih Masri expressed his pride in women’s leadership and entrepreneurial achievements particularly in the crafts sector throughout the Aqaba Governorate. Emphasizing the important role women play in developing the society as a whole, he reiterated their contribution to projects that promote the work of women and help open up more opportunities for women to contribute to various service and industrial sectors in the province.”
For his part, Eng. Sahl Dudin, Managing Director of AODC, said: “AODC is committed to encouraging women to excel and to celebrating their achievements in various sectors as we believe women play a significant role in the socio-economic development of the region. Women have always been vital actors in enriching the Aqaba province with numerous projects and businesses that have helped many families become self-reliant and strengthened the local economy.”
Speaking on behalf of the women honoured at the ceremony, Hadeel Al Damour thanked AODC for its efforts in commending successful women in the Aqaba region. Al Damour said: “For AODC to recognise the hard work of Aqaba’s entrepreneurial women for the fourth consecutive year is without doubt a highly appreciated initiative. It articulates the company’s corporate social responsibility’s mandate to honour Jordanian women and strengthen the social structure in our society. I call upon all private sector representatives to follow Ayla’s lead and adopt the same approach.”
AODC is one of the largest development companies in the field of tourism and real estate in the region. Ayla, one of the most important investment projects in the Aqaba area, features a range of hospitality, residential, commercial and leisure components.