Cabinet approved the King’s Prize for inventors and the gifted
Published 17 Aug 2010
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Jeddah, SPA: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz chaired yesterday the Cabinet session held at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah. Minister of Information Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Mohee Al-Dien Khoja pointed out that the Cabinet appreciated the royal decree directed to the Kingdom’s Mufti to restrict Fatwa on members of High Ulema and any other authorized efficient scholars after being completely qualified for it. The Cabinet confirmed that the public campaign ordered by the King to support Pakistanis has come within the efforts made by the Kingdom for the sake of the victims. In this regard, the cabinet was briefed with a report on the airlift of relief sent to Pakistanis since the beginning of the catastrophe. On the other hand, the cabinet expressed condolence to the Monarch, the crown prince and the second deputy and the deceased’s family on the death of Dr. Gazy Al-Qousibin, Minister of Labor. A set of reports were illustrated regarding the development of events on the Islamic, Arab and International arenas. The Cabinet then discussed its agenda issuing a number of resolutions. It approved the King’s prize for inventors and the Gifted which is envisioned to contribute in developing science and technology in the Kingdom through urging inventors and gifted. The prize value will be SR 1 million to be granted for 10 winners with a minimum SR 100 thousand for each winner.
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