His Royal Highness, Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdul Aziz, the Governor of Asir region - may Allah preserve him - patronized Today (Monday) the opening ceremony of 'Preserving Grace is Our Responsibility' Forum, which was organized by King Khalid University (KKU), and represented by the Deanship of the Community Service and the Continual Education, in the central amphitheaters, at the University City, in Abha
Immediately after his arrival, His Excellency, the Governor, opened the accompanying exhibition and checked out the participating bodies. After that the ceremony started with the recitation of some verses from Nobel Qur'an, and then the President of King Khalid University, Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Hamad Al Dawood, delivered a speech in which he welcomed His Royal Highness, Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz, the Governor of Asir region, stressing that from the university 's responsibility towards the society after education and scientific research, it has to organize other functions such as this Forum, which is undoubtedly not only about preserving grace but also about what we should keep in mind, of the great blessings of Allah upon us, and the most important grace are the true faith, the grace of religion, the blessing of security, safety and health.
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His Excellency the KKU President continued, as well as the grace of Allah upon us regarding the wise leadership, in addition to the blessing of this great country that in every moment we feel that we are in the paradise. He added: “I say that because of what we see around us in many countries that they wish to live what we are experiencing in this immaculate country.” The President also noted that the university has always focused on educating its male and female students, as well as the community. He added: “we should make them feel that these blessings are not for enjoyment only, but also for us to reflect and thank Allah for these blessings to endure”.
President Al Dawood also thanked His Royal Highness, the Governor of Asir region, for his presence and patronization of the Forum, and for his continuous support of the University in all of its activities, adding that: “This is not surprising, Your Highness, you always make us used to your support, you are always standing with us, and you are always asking about the university”. President Al Dawood thanked everyone who contributed to the establishment of the Forum and its participants; researchers and students, and sending his thanks to all who responded to the invitation from the officials in the region. The President concluded his speech by praising Allah (SWT), for the blessing of safety and security, asking Him to preserve this country and its leadership, to support our troops, to grant peace and mercy to the soul of our martyrs, to heal our wounded, and bring them back to us safely and victorious.
The President of the Organizational and Scientific Committee of the Forum, who is also the Dean of the Community Service and the Continual Education, Dr. Mubarak Hamdan, delivered a speech in which he welcomed the sponsor and the audience, pointing out that 'Preserving Grace is Our Responsibility' Forum came as serious effort to spread the culture of praising the blessings and rationalizing its usage to achieve the concept of sustainable development. Dr. Hamdan stressed that preserving the blessings and rationalizing their use contribute to the sustainability of the blessings, and in their growth and duration for the successive generations. Dr. Hamdan added that the Scientific Committee had received nearly 60 research and scientific papers addressing the Forum's topics, and a number of scholars and researchers participated in it from inside and outside of the King Khalid university and from some Saudi universities, as well as participation by some charity organizations interested in preserving grace, in addition to the participation of a number of male and female students in presenting research under the supervision of their teachers.
Dr. Hamdan concluded by pointed out that those research and working papers would be presented in two ways, the first collection would be presented in scientific sessions, and the other one would be presented in the form of scientific posters.
The Deanship of the Community Service and the Continual Education also presented - during the ceremony - a number of graphic presentations - which emulated a number of graces - and stressed that these blessings must be preserved and appreciated, included the blessing of security, health, food, energy, as well as the blessing of water, in addition to providing a documentary about the Deanship and their services.
At the end of the ceremony, His Excellency, the Governor of Asir Region, honored the participants and sponsors of the occasion, and in turn, he received a trophy from the President of the University.