King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, commended the impressive growth of scientific research in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the efforts devoted to excellence by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense, and the Minister of Education, His Excellency Dr. Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Shaikh. His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy then discussed the King Salman bin Abdulaziz Prize for Higher Studies on the History and Civilization of the Arabian Peninsula, noting that it is uniquely committed to rewarding those who produce outstanding research in the determined categories.
Rector Al-Solamy congratulated graduate students Nora Abdullah Saeed Al-Shehri and Fatimah Saeed Abdullah from the Department of History at the College of Humanities for their accomplishment. He also expressed his appreciation of outstanding supervision by Dr. Ahmed Yahya Al-Faya, Dean of Graduate Studies, adding that this award is a reflection of academic excellence in graduate studies at King Khalid University.
Rector Al-Solamy: This award is a reflection of academic excellence in graduate studies at King Khalid University.
On his part, Vice Rector of Graduate Studies and Research, Prof. Saad Al-Amri, said: "The award is of great value to the university and adds to the university's responsibility of nourishing nascent research talents."
Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Ahmed Yahya Al-Faye, said: "Historical and cultural studies are actively supported by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. His Royal Majesty is a living historian who supports and encourages the field of research through a number of awards."
At the end of the meeting, Nora Abdullah Saeed Al-Shehri and Fatimah Saeed Abdullah thanked the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Ministry of Education, and King Saud University for creating an encouraging academic environment and providing the guidance that led to them winning the award.
Of noteworthy mention, Nora Abdullah Saeed Al-Shehri's topic was "Saudi-Russian Relations 1410-1426 H. / 1990-2005", while Fatimah Saeed Abdullah's topic was "Political Relations Between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Kingdom of Iraq 1373-1377 AH / 1953-1958."