Prince Alwaleed receives Kenyan Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
- Saudi Arabia: Saturday, March 09 - 2013 at 16:31
- PRESS RELEASE
HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) received at his office, HE Mr. Mohamud Ali Saleh, Kenyan Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. The meeting was also attended by Dr. Nahla Nasser Alanbar, Private Executive Assistant to HRH the Chairman.
Moreover, the Ambassador expressed his gratitude to HRH's continuous help and contributions to the Kenya.
Also during the meeting Mr. Mohamud Ali Saleh commended Prince Alwaleed on his efforts in playing a vital role in economic and social development, and referred to the Prince's local, regional and international investments through KHC.
In 2005, Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation-Global (Registered in Lebanon) that is chaired by Prince Alwaleed and Vice Chaired by HH Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel who is also the Secretary General donated $500,000 towards the building and renovation of children schools under the supervision of the Kenyan government.
Also in 2006, the Foundation donated $1m through the United Nations World Food Programme (UNWFP) which provided help to over 3.5 million Kenyan citizens who were affected by the drought that struck the country.
In 2008, Alwaleed Foundation donated $356,500 to the Partnership for Child Development towards 'Deworm the World'; a project that aims to rid children of worms which effect their health and education.
In 2006, Prince Alwaleed visited the capital of Kenya, Nairobi during which he met the country's President in the Presidential Palace. In 2005, HRH was bestowed the highest national medal by the Kenyan President.
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