The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia represented by King Abdulaziz and his Companions foundation for Giftedness and Creativity "MAWHIBA" won three medals in Engineering at International Sustainable World Project Olympiad "I-SWEEP" that is held in the American City of Houston, Texas state.
Saudi Arabia participated with its three brightest students Abdul-Rahman Al-Fawzan and Abdul-Mohsen Al-Beloushi who won two silver medals in addition to Abdulaziz Al-Ghonaim who achieved a bronze one.
Among 69 countries in addition to 43 American states that were participating in the this competition with 651 students applying for 478 projects arbitrated by 222 arbiters, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia only with three students achieved this significant success.
Dr. Khalid Al-Sabty, Secretary-General of King Abduaziz and His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity, has dedicated this success and achievement to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abduaziz, the President of the Foundation. Such dedication is for The king who has continuously supported Saudi gifted and creative students, stressing the necessity of investing and developing Intellectual Capital to be qualified for participating in the Kingdom's tendency towards Information dedicated community to have a world-class competing innovation and creativity, he said .
Ahmad Al-Beloushi, General Superintendent for the enhancement programs initiative at MAWHIBA and Head of Saudi Delegation, pointed out that the Kingdom participated with tree projects in engineering appearing in "Protection Ports" for the student Abdulaziz Al-Ghonaim, "Satellite Dishes Solar Energy" for the student Abdul-Mohsen Al- Beloushi, and "Fire Smart Detector" for student Abdul-Rahman Al-Fawzan.
It is worth mentioning that the said competition awards winners with a set of monetary awards and scholarships amounting to US $ 400.000 provided that the student's age not to exceed 21 years old and no more than two persons to participate in each project.