Riyadh, Laureates of the 2022 version of the renowned King Faisal International Prize are set to be announced at a ceremony to be held on Wednesday 5th of January 2022 at Prince Sultan Grand Hall in Al-Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh, it was reported today.
His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al-Faisal bin Abd Al-Aziz, Chairman of King Faisal Prize Board, will kick off preparatory meetings to choose winners of the prize’s five categories, namely Islamic Studies, Arabic Language & Literature, Medicine, Science and Service to Islam.
The prize's general secretariat has pointed out that nominations are made by scientific institutions, universities, research canters as well as scientific and language councils, provided a nominated individual is alive and his nominated work is already published. The work should also be informative and contribute to the enrichment of knowledge for the development of humanity. Nominations are not accepted from individuals directly or political parties.
The prize selection committees include highly-qualified specialists, scientists and public figures from 26 different countries.
Source: Saudi Press Agency