Riyadh. In a press conference yesterday, His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al Faisal, the President of King Faisal Award Board, announced the names of the winners for the1431 2010 session.
According to Riyadh newspaper, the Islam Service Award was given to Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey, while the Arabic Language and Literature award went to Professor Abdurrahman Al Hawari Al Haj Saleh, a lecturer at the Algerian University, and Professor Ramzi Munir Al Ba'alabakki of the American University Beirut. The medicine award went to Professors Reinhold Ganz of Germany, Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Berne, Switzerland, and Professor Jean-Pierre Blitir of Canada, Professor University Hospita, Montreal, and Professor Joan Martel Blitir also from Canada, Professor of Internal Medicine University Hospital, Montreal, Riis unit arthritis Hospital University. In the area of science the award went to: Professor Terence Tao Australia, University of California, Los Angles, and Professor Enrico Boumberi of the United States, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton University.