Prince Alwaleed wins top Bahrain medal
Manama, May 30, 2012
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, the chairman of Kingdom Holding Company and owner of Arab world's largest entertainment company Rotana Group, has been awarded Bahrain's highest honorary medal.
His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received the visiting Saudi prince at his Al Safriya Palace on Tuesday and presented the “The Bahrain Medal of the First Order,”at a colourful ceremony.
Sheikh Khaled Bin Ahmed Bin Salman, Minister of the Royal Court, Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Sheikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, Samira Ibrahim Rajab, Minister of State for Information Affairs and several others attendd the ceremony.
Prince Alwaleed was earlier received by Sheikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, the Minister of Culture on arrival at Bahrain International Airport.
During his trip, Prince Alwaleed also visited the “Tylos: A Journey Beyond Life' at the National Museum of Bahrain along with Sheikha Mai. Upon arrival they were received by Khaled Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
A senior team comprising Jamal Khashoggi, general manager of Alarab news channel, Salim Alhindi, president of Rotana Audiovisuals, Heba Fatani, senior executive manager, corporate communications department, Dr Nahla Alanbar, his private executive assistant, Hassna Alturki, department head of travel and external affairs and Hassan Mukhtar, private affairs manager accompanied him on the tour.-TradeArabia News Service