Monash University awards Prince Alwaleed his 23rd honorary doctorate
- Saudi Arabia: Tuesday, November 27 - 2012 at 14:58
- PRESS RELEASE
HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), was awarded an honorary doctorate in Law, honoris causa from the University of Monash, Australia. This is His Highness's 23rd honorary doctorate.
The ceremony took place in the presence of HH Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel, Vice Chairwoman and Secretary General of Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation that is chaired by HRH, a delegation from KHC, Alwaleed Foundation and Prince Alwaleed's private office.
During the ceremony, Chancellor Dr. Alan Finkel gave an opening speech and commended HRH on his achievements globally. Moreover, Prince Alwaleed hosted a dinner in honor of his guest at Kingdom resort in Riyadh.
The Prince's investments in Australia through KHC include investments in the banking sector through Citigroup, the hospitality sector through Four Seasons and Swissotel, and via the media sector through News Corp, and LBC as it is the most popular Arab channel in Australia.
In 2009, Prince Alwaleed received His Excellency the Hon. Stephen Smith, MP Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs and an accompanying delegation. The Prince hosted a dinner in honor of his guest at Kingdom Resort.
In 2007, Prince Alwaleed received an Australian Parliamentary Delegation headed by the Hon. Peter Slipper, MP and on another occasion HRH received an Australian Business women's delegation headed by Ms. Fiona Hill.
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