King Faisal Prize in final preparations to announce names of 2021 Laureates

King Faisal Prize in final preparations to announce names of 2021 Laureates
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Updated 04 February 2021

King Faisal Prize in final preparations to announce names of 2021 Laureates

King Faisal Prize in final preparations to announce names of 2021 Laureates

JEDDAH: The selection of the recipients of the King Faisal Prize 2021 has entered its final stages, with specialized selection committees set to meet in the coming days.

According to the General Secretariat of the King Faisal Prize, the selection committees for all five categories of the award — Islamic Studies, Arabic Language and Literature, Medicine, and Science — will meet Feb. 6, and the winner will be announced by Prince Khalid Al-Faisal on Feb. 10.

The topics of the 43rd session of the King Faisal Prize are “Endowment in Islam” for the Islamic Studies prize; “The New Rhetoric” for the Arabic Language and Literature prize; “Regenerative Medicine in Neurological Conditions” for the Medicine prize; and “Physics” for the Science prize.

The selection committees include scholars and scientists from all over the world who examine the nominated works to select laureates in an objective and transparent manner, in accordance with the rules and regulations developed by the secretariat.