Riyadh, The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud patronized here this evening the giving away ceremony of the 41st King Faisal International Prize for this year 2019.
Upon arrival at Prince Sultan Grand Gallery at Al-Faisaliya Hotel, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques was received by Prince Khalid Al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region, who is also the Executive President of King Faisal Charity Foundation and Chairman of King Faisal International Prize Panel; Prince Turki Al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Chairman of the Board of Directors of King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies; Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region; Prince Abdulrahman Al-Abdullah Al-Faisal, Member of the Council of Trustees of King Faisal Charity Foundation; and Prince Bandar bin Saud bin Khalid, Secretary General of King Faisal Charity Foundation.
Following the playing of the royal anthem of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, laureates of King Faisal international prize for this year were graced to greet the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, who congratulated them on each winning a branch of King Faisal International Prize for this year.
Then, a session of memorial photos was held.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques was, then, briefed on a photo exhibition titled "Salman of Faithfulness". After having taken his seat at the main podium, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the audience listened to selected verses of the holy Quran.
Source: Saudi Press Agency