His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Asir Region and the Honorary President of the Awqaf Endowments of King Khalid University, met with the Rector, His Excellency Dr. Faleh Bin Rajaa Allah Al-Solamy, and the Secretary-General of University Endowments, Dr. Omar bin Saeed Al-Mushait.
At the beginning of the meeting, His Royal Highness the Governor welcomed Dr. Al-Solamy. He also referred to the undivided attention and support our wise government is providing to the education sector. Notably, he praised King Khalid University for its efforts to benefit the homeland and its citizens. He also had a complete review of the detailed report on the general objectives of the General Secretariat for King Khalid University Endowments and its future vision and strategic issues that include resource development, internal growth, social responsibility, community partnership, and knowledge-based economies. The report also included the strategic objectives of the secretariat, which included attracting different segments of supporters, the development of sustainable qualitative investment, excellence in the administrative and financial performance of the Waqf, the development of active partnerships with various sectors of society, the leadership of the Waqf in achieving social responsibility, and the support of the innovations of qualitative scientific research to meet the needs of a knowledge-based economy.
His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Khalid praised all efforts exerted to establish university endowments. He also stressed the importance of supporting scientific endowment and the dissemination of its culture in society expressing that it is a religious and national duty. His Royal Highness also approved the appointments of the Nomination Council and the appointments of the Investment Committee and the Strategic Plan. HRH Prince Faisal bin Khalid also agreed on the proposed date for the Awqaf which will be sponsored by His Royal Highness on Wednesday, the second of Shaaban 1439 AH, corresponding to 18 April 2018.
At the end of the meeting, the University Rector expressed his thanks and appreciation to HRH Prince Faisal bin Khalid for his continuous support and diligent follow-up.