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Al-Nahla Company is one of the oldest leading Saudi business companies. The founder, late H.E Mr. Hasan Abbas Sharbatly played a pivotal role in the early social and economic development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Further, Mr. Hasan has made significant national contributions during his life to support education, culture, and the constant development of community service.

This positive role led His Majesty, the late King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud, the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to bestow upon Mr. Hasan Sharbatly the title of “His Excellency” in 1934, as well as the title of an “Honorary Minister of State” in recognition of his efforts and contributions to the country and the community. Such titles were the first of their kind in the history of KSA.

Some of the most important companies and foundations founded by His Excellency since the beginning of his business life include:

  • Riyad Bank
  • Arabian Automobiles Company
  • Saudi Arabian Refineries Company (SARCO)
  • Sinalco International
  • Printing Press & Publishing Est.
  • A Group of companies that operate in real estate, automotive and trade.

Birth of H.E Mr. Hasan Abbas Sharbatly

Awarded the title of an Honorary Minister of State.

Establishment of SAMACO Group of Companies

Establishment of Al Nahla Group of Companies

Establishment of Al-Ameen Real Estate Investment Co.

Timeline

1914

1936

1948

1957

1975

1990

1996

1998

2010

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Awarded the title of His Excellency (H.E)

Establishment of Riyad Bank

Establishment of CityStars Group

Establishment of Fast Auto Technic Co.

Timeline

1914

Birth of H.E Mr. Hasan Abbas Sharbatly

1936

Awarded the title of His Excellency (H.E)

1948

Awarded the title of an Honorary Minister of State.

1957

Establishment of Riyad Bank

1975

Establishment of SAMACO Group of Companies

1990

Establishment of CityStars Group

1996

Establishment of Al Nahla Group of Companies

1998

Establishment of Fast Auto Technic Co.

2010

Establishment of Al-Ameen Real Estate Investment Co.

The story keeps going…