Al-Sayahed, outskirts of Riyadh, On behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, who is also General Supervisor of the Camel Club, patronized here today the closing ceremony of Sixth King Abdulaziz Camel Festival.
Upon his arrival, HRH the Crown Prince was received by Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior.
HRH the Crown Prince was accompanied by Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz, Minister of the State and Member of the Cabinet; Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Governor of Riyadh Region, and Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Minister of National Guard.
At the outset of the ceremony, the Royal anthem was played. Then, verses of the Holy Quran were recited.
After that, Fahd bin Falah bin Hathlin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Camel Club and Supervisor General of King Abdulaziz Camel Festival, delivered a speech in which he hailed the generous support provided by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to the camel sector, affirming that HRH the Crown Prince's directives had a great impact on transforming this heritage into wider horizons.
Then, HRH the Crown Prince witnessed a parade of the camel groups which won in different races' competition categories.
HRH the Crown Prince honored Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Mohammed, Chairman of the Arbitration Committees, and Prince Abdulrahman bin Khalid bin Musaed bin Abdulaziz, Chairman of the Economic Committee.
After that, HRH the Crown Prince awarded the trophies to the winners, in different races' competition categories, in addition to honoring the sponsors.
The ceremony was attended by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region; Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al Faisal, Advisor at the Royal Court, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Equestrian Commission, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Horse Racing Club; Prince Sultan bin Saud bin Mohammed; Prince Salman bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz; Prince Saud bin Salman bin Abdulaziz; Prince Abdulmajeed bin Abdul-Ilah bin Abdulaziz, the ministers and senior officials.
Source: Saudi Press Agency