Monday 22 October 2018

Alwaleed Foundation buys 100 paintings at auction

RIYADH, April 20, 2015

Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation has purchased all the art work auctioned at the recently concluded ‘Salman In Their Eyes’ Exhibition held at the Association of Disabled Children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

This exhibition was the first of its kind to deliver a message of love and loyalty to The ‘King of Kindness’ from the special needs children, where they displayed 100 paintings of passion and devotion to the King, said a statement.

The exhibition was held to celebrate The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman’s reign of Saudi Arabia, it said.

He is one of the first and constant supporters of individuals with special needs. Therefore, this exhibition with more than 100 artworks was organised to show gratitude and devotion to King Salman for his support.

The association was the strategic partner for this exhibition due to its long history in the field of providing special services for people with disabilities as well as being the first association the King has supported.

It is a leading national charity in the field of disabilities and special needs with a holistic and scientific approach that benefit the entire society.

Its main objectives include establishing specialised centres for rehabilitation services for disabled children and support families with disabled children.

It also plays an active role in creating awareness through community program and continuous support of research and development studies in the field.

Meanwhile, the exhibition received support from the King Saud University’s ‘Community Social Responsibility.’

Fayez AlMalki, who has received numerous titles from several humanitarian organisation and most recently been named ‘Ambassador of Humanity,’ administered the auction. - TradeArabia News Service

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