King Khalid University
His Royal Highness, Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, the Governor of the Aseer Region, patronized on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, the opening ceremony of the Fourth Scientific Forum on the History of King Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, entitled "Social Aspects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Under the Reign of King Khalid Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud." The event was organized by King Khalid University, represented by the King Khalid Scientific Research Chair, and took place in Abha Palace Hotel from the 4th to the 5th of this month.
His Excellency, Dr. Faleh Bin Rajaa Allah Al-Solamy, the Rector of King Khalid University, welcomed His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Khalid Al-Saud and appreciated his generous patronage and continuous support for all of the activities and events of the University. He added that King Khalid University has a scientific chair, which bears the name of a beloved late King whose reign was characterized by prosperity - King Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. Rector Al-Solamy said, “Because of the blessings of this beloved King, the scientific chair that has his name still achieves success, and this Fourth Scientific Forum is only one of many proofs of that."
Al-Solamy added, "The University, which is holding this forum, considers it as a scientific, national and moral duty and seeks to celebrate scientific truths, sustain loyalty to a visionary leadership personality, in addition to consecrating national values."
At the end of his speech, Rector Al-Solamy thanked the King Khalid Charity Foundation for its constant support and care given to King Khalid's Scientific Chair. He also thanked all of the staff preparation committees for their diligent efforts.
Al-Solamy: The University considers this meeting a scientific, national, and moral duty to celebrate the scientific reality, the loyalty to leading personalities, and the sacredness of national values.
In his speech on behalf of the participants, Royal Court Advisor, His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Abdul Mohsin Al-Turki, said, "I am pleased to extend my sincere thanks to HRH Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz, the Governor of the Aseer Region, for his patronage to this meeting and for his follow-up to this University and all of the institutions in the region. Dr. Al-Turki thanked the University and its Rector and brothers in King Khalid’s Scientific Chair."
Dr. Al-Turki added, “We are aware that the Kingdom since establishment was based on the word of Tawheed and the Sunnah of our Prophet Muhammad, Peace be Upon Him. This approach continues into the blessed era of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud - His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz. He said, "It is no coincidence that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia serves the Two Holy Mosques. Saudi Arabia is the country that represents true Islam."
To emphasize the importance of the forum, the Dean of Graduate Studies who is also the Supervisor of the King Khalid Chair for Scientific Research, Dr. Ahmed Bin Yahya Al-Faya, stated, "King Khalid's Chair is keen on taking care of King Khalid's history, his great efforts and contributions in the history of Saudi Arabia and his important decisions. The Chair also tries to elaborate his outstanding leadership personality, and his historical period of achievement and development, through increased attention and dissemination of studies and the support of various scientific projects, in addition to holding scientific meetings on his leading personality."
Dr. Al-Faya clarified that the Fourth Scientific Forum comes under the title 'Social aspects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the era of King Khalid' and contains a group of researchers from different regions of the Kingdom and its scientific and cultural institutions. The requests for participation in the meeting have exceeded 35 scientific papers that were primarily arbitrated by Members of the Scientific Committee of the Chair who approved 23 papers.
To conclude, His Royal Highness, the Governor of Aseer region, honored a number of participants in the forum and received a commemorative memento from His Excellency, Dr. Faleh Bin Rajaa Allah Al-Solamy, the Rector of King Khalid University.