KAU President Prof. Abdul-Rahman Obaid Al-Youbi – accompanied by the Dean of the Higher Education Institute and Supervisor of Prince Nayif bin Abdul-Aziz’s Scientific Chair for Ethical Values Dr. Saeed Al-Afandi; and KAU Spokesman Dr. Sharea Al-Bogami – paid a visit to the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques’ Consular Prince Khalid Al-Faisal. The visit’s aim was to acquaint the Governor of Makkah with the University’s ongoing preparations for launching “Prince Nayif’s Values Exhibition” - under the auspices of King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz.
This exhibition is to be held annually in order to commemorate the late Prince Nayif’s pioneering role; and the great contributions he made to Islam, Saudi Arabia and the Arab World.
The first exhibition is to be inaugurated during the month of Sha’ban 1838 H. It will last seven days. During the first two days of the exhibit, fellow princes and dignitaries will give speeches honoring Prince Nayif. In addition, the exhibition will air documentaries; and display photos of the late Prince, and his special collections. Moreover, the pioneering scientific research achievements of Prince Nayif bin Abdul-Aziz’s Chair for Ethical Values will also be presented.
During the meeting, Prof. Abdul-Rahman Obaid Al-Youbi expressed his deep appreciation and gratitude to the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz for sponsoring the exhibition.
“The accomplishments of Prince Nayif’s Scientific Chair are in realization of the late prince’s efforts in the service of Islam, his country and the nation,” Al-Youbi emphasized. Adding that the exhibition is dedicated to a man who devoted his entire life to serving the Kingdom, Al-Youbi lauded the great support given to Prince Nayif’s Values Chair by HRH Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Nayif bin Abdul-Aziz, Deputy Premiere and Minister of Interior.
On the other hand, Prince Khalid Al-Faisal praised KAU’s efforts in promoting ethical values in the Saudi society; and thanked the President of the University for launching Prince Nayif’s Scientific Chair, and disseminating its research achievements. He asserted: “The late Prince Nayif was one of the Kingdom’s founding fathers whose historic achievements in building and developing this country must be faithfully recorded and studied. He was one of King Faisal’s companions who have had a great impact on the lives of Saudi citizens. Moreover, he was a staunch defender of Islam, Muslims, and the nation. Throughout his life, he was truthful in his words, and faithful in his deeds.”