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Over the years the world’s most powerful fast-food chain, McDonald’s, has twice honored a Saudi prince’s business empire with its highest accolade for its franchisees: the Golden Arch award.
Prince Mishaal bin Khalid al-Saud – who controls more than 200 McDonald’s outlets across Saudi Arabia – told CEO Magazine in 2018 that one of the secrets of his enterprise’s success is “ensuring a positive and favorable environment for our employees”.
Written by Katie McQue and Pramod Acharya
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/business/2023/oct/10/mcdonalds-trafficking-links-claims-chuck-e-cheese-saudi-arabia under the title “McDonald’s and Chuck E Cheese tied to alleged foreign worker exploitation”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.