King Salman to honor winners of King Khalid Award

King Khalid Award 2019
Updated 11 November 2019

King Salman to honor winners of King Khalid Award

  • Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdul Aziz expressed his sincere thanks to the king Salman

RIYADH: King Salman will patronize the ceremony to honor the winners of the King Khalid Award 2019 in Riyadh on Monday.
Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdul Aziz, chairman of King Khalid Foundation, expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation to the king for his patronage of the ceremony.
“The award has become a tool to … achieve Vision 2030, as well as a source to inspire distinguished citizens to further develop their society, create creative solutions and adopt effective practices in social responsibility,” said Prince Faisal. 


Saudi Arabia’s first female CEO makes Forbes 100 most powerful women

Updated 13 December 2019

Saudi Arabia’s first female CEO makes Forbes 100 most powerful women

Saudi Arabia’s first female CEO is named in Forbes 100 most powerful women in the world for a second time.

Rania Nashar, Samba Financial Group CEO, was ranked 97th in the list that also included 16-year-old climate change activist Greta Thunberg.

The list also included the United Arab Emirates’ Raja Easa Al-Gurg ranked at 84. The Emirati, who is a Board Member of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, was also featured in the list in 2017.

The top 10 in the list included German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Christine Lagarde, who was newly appointed president of the European Central Bank.