Crown Prince Sultan graces ceremony to graduate 77th batch of King Faisal Air College cadets

Prince Sultan receives Second Deputy Premier, praises Prince Naif Prize for Sunnah & Islamic Studies

Crown Prince receives justice minister, judges

Prince Khalid bin Sultan Chair for Water Research receives gold medal from British Invention Exhibition

Bani Amr martyrs’ families express good omen about Crown Prince Sultan’s return home

Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation, and Inspector General, patronized the 77th cadets graduation ceremony of King Faisal Air College.

On his arrival, the Crown Prince was received by Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation, and Inspector General for Military Affairs, and other senior military officials.

The Crown Prince watched a military parade of the cadets and an air show with the participation of Tornado, F 15 and Typhoon aircraft.

The ceremony was attended by Prince Bandar bin Mohammed bin Abdulrahman, Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, the Second Deputy Premier, Minister of Interior and a number of princes and officials.

Crown Prince Sultan received Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz Second Deputy Premier, Minister of Interior, and Chairman of Supreme Commission of Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz World Award for Prophet's Sunnah (Traditions) and Contemporary Islamic Studies, member of the Commission and its guests. Then the Crown Prince addressed the audience, expressed his happiness to meet the elite of the Muslim nations, welcomed them to their second country, and praised their endeavors on the path of serving Allah's religion and Prophet's Sunnah (Traditions).

He also lauded the great role being played by Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz World Award, as well as the tremendous support provided for it by Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, praising its objectives too.

The audience was attended by Prince Khalid bin Sultan, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation, and Inspector General for Military Affairs, and a number of princes and senior officials.

On his part, Yemeni Minister of Endowments and Guidance, Humoud bin Abdulhamid Al-Hattar delivered a speech on behalf of the Award's guests, in which he congratulated the Kingdom on the safe return home and recovery of the Crown Prince.

Prince Sultan also received at his palace the Minister of Justice Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Essa and the accompanying delegation who came to greet the Crown Prince.

During the meeting, the Crown Prince thanked them for their noble feelings, stressing the importance of developing judiciary in a way that facilitates people's affairs.

The Crown Prince commended the efforts exerted by the Minister of Justice and the Ministry’s officials to keep pace with administrative development.

The meeting was attended by Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region; Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General for Military Affairs; and a number of princes and senior officials.

The crown prince has also thanked the Secretary General of the Muslim World League (MWL) Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulmohsen Al-Turki and the participants in the 10th Makkah Conference.

In a reply cable sent to the MWL Secretary General, the Crown Prince asserted that the efforts exerted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to serve Islam and Muslims are a duty.

The conference was held during the period 4-5/12/1430 H. under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.

Prince Sultan also has expressed his thanks to the Minister of Health Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabiah for the medical achievements of King Fahd Specialist Hospital in Dammam in 1430H.

In a reply cable of thanks, the Crown Prince blessed the achievements of the hospital, also appreciating excellent efforts of the Minister of Health for the development of the ministry in various fields.

Earlier, the Minister of Health has sent a cable to the Crown Prince congratulating him on the hospital's achievements in its Program of Organ Transplantation, which has been the first and only one in Saudi Arabia, the Gulf region and the Middle East for transplanting pancreas and the third one at the level of the Kingdom in liver transplantation.

Meanwhile, Prince Khalid bin Sultan Chair for Water Research, an affiliate of King Saud University, has won a gold medal from 9th British Invention Exhibition for a joint research between the Chair and Malaysia's Petro University.

The research dealt with treatment of water resulting from extraction of oil estimated at about 6 to 10 barrels of water for every barrel of extracted oil . The water contains a high rate of salinity, oils, organic acids, heavy metals, and radioactive particles, which represent serious risks to sources of surface water and groundwater if left untreated.

The treatment focuses on adapting micro-organisms capable of breaking and dismantling these pollutants in an environment of high salinity, and then filtering them in minute membranes.

The Chair's Supervisor Dr. Walid bin Muhammad Zahid, has expressed his thanks to Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz , Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General for Military Affairs, who finances the Chair, for his keen interest in national scientific research and water issues in the Arab world.

On the other hand, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Contest for Memorization of the Holy Quran and Prophet's Sunnah was started in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Sunday.

The Contest was organized by the Religious Department of the Saudi Embassy in Indonesia in cooperation with the Ministry of Religious Affairs of Indonesia.

The final results will be announced on Tuesday.

The number of participants in this contest is 115, representing 10 ASEAN countries in addition to Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.