Saudia picks Tawuniya for medical insurance service
RIYADH, February 11, 2017
Saudi Arabian Airlines, the kingdom's national carrier, said it has signed a medical health insurance contract with Company for Cooperative Insurance (Tawuniya).
As per the deal, Tawuniya will provide medical insurance services to the employees and their families of Saudi Airlines as well as companies and strategic business units that belong to Saudi Airlines.
It will also give these employees access to quality health care services through the wide network of hospitals and medical centers that Tawuniya has partnered with, said the company in a statement.
Saleh bin Nasser Al Jasser, the director general, said: "At Saudi Arabian Airlines, we give a lot of emphasis to our people who we consider our most important asset and the primary reason for our growth and achievement of the initiatives of the National transformation plan and the kingdom’s vision 2020 Strageic plan."
"Saudi Arabian Airlines is committed to providing the best standard of healthcare services and benefits to its employees and are therefore keen to enable our employees and their families access to the best medical insurance services. We look forward to the partnership with Tawuniya, who we are confident will provide more value and benefits to our employees," he noted.
Tawuniya CEO Raeed Al Tamimi, said this new contract reflects the company's capacity and expertise in managing the medical insurance portfolios for large companies and government organizations in Saudi Arabia.
"We consider Saudi Arabian Airlines as one of our key customers and our partnership with them is based on trust and on our ability to meet the needs of their employees and serve them in the best way possible," he noted.
Al Tamimi pointed out that during last year, Tawuniya succeeded in attracting major companies from various sectors and with this new contract with Saudi Arabian Airlines, both sides will benefit from many value-added elements.
"Saudi Airlines employees will get the best medical insurance services provided by Tawuniya and at the same time Tawuniya will be able to further promote its insurance portfolio," he added.-TradeArabia News Service