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Omar Al-Akkad

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  • Страна местожительства: Palestine
  • Пол: Male
  • Born in: 1927
  • key_age: 96
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Omar Abdel Fattah Ahmed Al-Akkad (1927-2018) is a Palestinian-Saudi businessman and member of the Palestinian National Council. He managed and supervised several international financial institutions in the Middle East.

his life
Born in Jaffa in 1927. Holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. He moved early to work in Saudi Arabia, where he headed several financial institutions such as the Saudi British Bank and the Arab Investment Company in Luxembourg and Switzerland. He also headed the Aggad Group, which was founded in Saudi Arabia in 1975. Aggad owns many companies in Saudi Arabia and other countries, including the Aggad Investment Company, which is a Saudi holding company. Founded in 1975, he also owns United Motors, Arab Tile Company, MediServ Company, National Company for Advanced Systems, Public Telecommunications Company Limited, Riyadh Pharma Company, Sanad Insurance Company, Arab Palestinian Investment Company, which was established in 1994, and Gaza Electricity Company.

Birzeit University awarded Omar Akkad an honorary doctorate degree in economics in July 1995. Akkad also contributed to several charitable projects in Palestine, such as the establishment of the Omar Akkad College of Engineering in 1984 at Birzeit University. He also donated the engineering workshops building, of which the first floor and the second floor were built in 1984. 1995.

Grants and entitlements
In the year 2018, the President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, awarded the great patriotic deceased, Omar al-Akkad, the Grand Star of the Jerusalem Medal, in appreciation of his giving, pioneering role, and distinguished national commitment, and a high appreciation for his biography and honorable struggle in defending his homeland, Palestine, the land, the people, and a just cause. The medal was received by His Excellency, the son of the deceased, Mr. Tariq Al-Akkad, and his wife.

his death
He died on February 1, 2018 in Canada.



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