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Culture & Education | Monday 2 January, 2023 3:14 pm |
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King Faisal Prize final preparations to announce the names of 2023 laureates

  • Selection Committees to meet at King Faisal Prize headquarters to select its laureates in Islamic Studies, 
    Arabic Language & Literature, Medicine, and Science
  • HRH Prince Khalid Al-Faisal to chair committee meeting to select the laureate in Service to Islam 
  • Names Announcement on January 4, 2023

King Faisal Prize is announcing the names of its 2023 laureates on the 4th of January. In preparation for the announcement, specialized selection committees of the prize’s 4 categories– Islamic Studies, Arabic Language & Literature, Medicine, and Science will start their meetings in the Prize’s headquarters in Riyadh on the 2nd of January 2022 and will continue until the 4th. On the 4th of January, His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Bin Faisal Bin Abdulaziz, Chairman of King Faisal Prize Board, will chair the committee meeting to select the laureate of the Service to Islam prize.

 

The General Secretariat had earlier announced the topics of the 45th session of the King Faisal Prize in the following topics: Islamic Studies “Islamic Architecture”; Arabic Language & Literature “Classical Arabic Narrative and Modern Theories”; Medicine “Pandemics and Vaccine Development”; and Science “Chemistry”.

 

The General Secretariat also pointed out that nominations are made by scientific institutions, universities, research centres as well as scientific and language councils, provided the nominated individual is alive and their nominated work is already published. The work should also be informative and contribute to the enrichment of knowledge for the development of humanity. 

 

The Prize selection committees include more than 40 specialists, scientists, and public figures, coming from 26 different countries to meet in Riyadh and examine the nominated works to select the laureates in an objective and transparent manner, in accordance with the rules and regulations developed by the General Secretariat of the Prize.

 

The members of the selection committee for the Service to Islam Prize, chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Bin Faisal Bin Abdulaziz, Chairman of King Faisal Prize Board, include a group of leading scholars in Islamic law and jurisprudence.

 

HRH Prince Khalid Al-Faisal will announce the names of the chosen prize laureates for 2023 in the five different categories on Wednesday January 4.

 

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