Riyadh-Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud patronized on Sunday the International conference, organized by King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, to remember and honor late Prince Saud Al-Faisal.
The event was held at King Abdulaziz International Center for Conferences in Riyadh.
Accompanied by Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, President of the General Authority for Tourism and National Heritage, Prince Sultan bin Fahd bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Prince Ahmed bin Fahd bin Salman bin Abdulaziz and Prince Faisal bin Ahmed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, King Salman was received upon arrival at the venue by Prince Mohammed Al Faisal; Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region; Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud; Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Chairman of King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies; Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh; Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Interior Minister; Prince Mohammed bin Saud al-Faisal and Prince Khaled bin Saud al-Faisal.
After the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques had a seat at the main platform, the ceremony commenced by reading verses from the Holy Quran, then the royal anthem was played.
Addressing the gathering, Prince Mohammed Al-Faisal thanked King Salman for coming to honor a man who spent all his life in the service of the nation, citing his service as foreign minister and contemporaneous with five kings.
He also paid tribute to the rest of the attendees, including King Juan Carlos of Spain.
Afterwards, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques watched a video on the late Prince Saud Al-Faisal displaying his service for Islam and for five kings of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The video also tackled his personality, diplomacy and his brothers.
Moreover, Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region delivered a speech.
He welcomed the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the elite audience, and he paid tribute to late Prince Saud Al-Faisal, citing his good deeds, history and achievements.
He also talked about the intimate relation between him and his late brother.
Later on, the King received a gift from the sons and daughters of late King Faisal bin Abdulaziz.
Then the royal anthem was played to announce the departure of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
The ceremony was attended by former Spanish King Juan Carlos, former Lebanese President Amine Gemayel, Sheikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain, Lebanese Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora and the Palestinian former Prime Minister Salam Fayyad .
The event was also attended by Prince Bandar bin Mohammed bin Abdulrahman; Prince Abdel Elah bin Abdulaziz, advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Prince Khaled bin Fahd bin Khaled; Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdulrahman; Prince Saud al-Abdullah al-Faisal; Prince Saud bin Saad bin Abdulaziz; Prince Fahd bin Abdullah bin Mohammed; Prince Saud bin Abdul Mohsen bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Ha’il; Prince Badr bin Abdul Mohsen bin Abdulaziz; Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Saud al-Kabeer, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Multiple Relationships; Prince Khaled bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Prince Dr Mansour bin Mutaib bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State member of the Cabinet and Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Minister of the National Guard; Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayan, Chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu; Prince