Winners Named for Service to Islam, Islamic Studies, Arabic Language and Literature, Medicine, and Science
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Wednesday, January 11th 2017 [ME NewsWire]
The King Faisal Foundation, an international philanthropic organization based in Saudi Arabia since 1976 with the mission of preserving and perpetuating the legacy of King Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has announced the winners of its much-anticipated King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) 2017.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia, won the award in the Service to Islam category for his unfaltering commitment to serving the Two Holy Mosques of Makkah and Madina. Professor Ridwan Al-Sayyid of the Lebanese University, bagged the distinction in the Islamic Studies category for his research publications in the field of Islamic jurisprudential and political heritage.
Meanwhile, the Arabic Language Academy of Jordan was
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