Under Patronage of Custodian of Two Holy Mosques, the 45th King Faisal International Prize 2023 Given Away to Laureates

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Riyadh, March 21, 2023, SPA -- Under the patronage and on behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region, graced here this evening the giving away ceremony of the 45th King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) 2023 to its winners.
Addressing the elite gathering, Prince Turki Al-Faisal, President of the Board of Directors of King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, welcomed the guests, led by Riyadh governor and Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor at the Royal Court and President of the Equestrian Authority, and congratulated KFIP laureates on winning this year's prestigious award.
Then, the Secretary General of KFIP Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Subayel, announced the names of laureates of this year's award, while Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz extended the prizes to their winners as follows:
Field of Science prize, jointly won by Dr. Jackie Yi-Ru Ying and Dr. Chad Alexander Mirkin; field of Medicine prize, jointly shared by Dr. Dan Barouch and Dr. Sarah Catherine Gilbert; Arabic Language and Literature, solely won by Dr. Abdelfattah Kilito; Islamic Studies, given to Dr. Robert Hillenbrand; and lastly, Service to Islam was jointly awarded to Shiekh Nasser bin Abdullah Al Zaabi and Dr. Choi Young Kil-Hamed.
-- SPA
03:30 LOCAL TIME 00:30 GMT