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    90
    Medals
    27
    Honorary Doctorates
    23
    Citizenships
    222
    Recognitions
    2019
    Recognitions
    Gulf Businessranks HRH Prince Alwaleed among the“Top 5 most Powerful Saudis” in Saudi Arabia.
    Recognitions
    Gulf Businessranks HRH Prince Alwaleed among the“Top 10 most Powerful Arabs” in the Arab World.
    2018
    Medals
    The Medal “for Respect for the People” awarded to HRH Prince Alwaleed by The “Supreme International Awards Council” – Russian Federation
    Medals
    The Medal “for the Benefit of Humanity & Mankind” awarded to HRH Prince Alwaleed by The “Supreme International Awards Council” – Russian Federation
    Medals
    The “Italian Red Cross” awards the Alwaleed Philanthropies the “Golden Medal of Merit” for the donation of the 16 Million Euro “Castle of Castaneto Po” in Turin.
    Medals
    The award “Arab Social Media Influencers for Community Service Category” presented to Alwaleed Philanthropies by Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rachid Al Maktoum.
    Recognitions
    Gulf Business ranks HRH Prince Alwaleed among the 3 most powerful men in Saudi Arabia.
    Recognitions
    Forbes ranks HRH Prince Alwaleed amongthe top 10 CEOs in Asia.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business.com ranks HRH Prince Alwaleed as the Top of"100 most powerful Arabs".
    Recognitions
    Middle East Magazine ranks HRH Prince Alwaleed #1 in The World’s 50 Most influential Arabs list2018.
    Recognitions
    HRH Prince Alwaleed has been among “Top Richest500 Billionaires” and ranked “The Richest Arab” in Bloomberg’s 2018 Index.
    Recognitions
    Business Chief ranks HRH Prince Alwaleed amongthe “Top 10 CEOs” in Asia.
    Recognitions
    Middle East Magazine ranks HRH Prince Alwaleed #1 among the“Top 50 Arabs”.
    2017
    Medals
    The Highest Governmental Medal of Honor awarded to HRH Prince Alwaleed by HE President Ashraf Ghani of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
    Medals
    Presidential Award Medal presented to HRH Prince Alwaleed by His Excellency The President of The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
    Recognitions
    Prince Alwaleed Tops 2017 List of Most Powerful Arabs from Saudi Arabiaon “100 Most Powerful Arabs” List in Gulf Business Magazine
    Recognitions
    The “Arabian Business Magazine” ranked Kingdom Holding Company #1 on the list of “The 30 most admired companies in the GCC”.
    Recognitions
    HRH Prince Alwaleed Philanthropies Globalreceives the first of its kind “Change Maker Award” in London.
    Recognitions
    Arabian BusinessMagazine ranked HRH Prince Alwaleed First on the list of most 100 Most Influential Arabs in the World in 2017.
    Recognitions
    Middle East Magazine ranks HRH Prince Alwaleed #1 in The World’s 50 Most influential Arabs list2017.
    Recognitions
    Destination Magazine ranks HRH Prince AlwaleedSaudi Arabia’s Most Prolific CEO for 2017.
    Recognitions
    Forbes Middle East ranks Prince Alwaleed among the top 25 Investors in Tadawul for the year 2017.
    Recognitions
    Huffpost ranks HRH Prince Alwaleed among the top 5 Arab Men Having a Positive Impact on the World.
    Recognitions
    Akhbar24.Com (Arqaam)ranks HRH Prince Alwaleed as #1 individual investor in Tadawul, the Saudi Stock Market in 2017.
    2016
    Medals
    The Medal “Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres” conferred by HE President Francois Hollande in Paris, France.
    Medals
    The “Laos Honorary Medal” granted to Alwaleed Philanthropies for humanitarian work.
    Honorary Doctorates
    Honorary Distinction of University Benefactor, from Edinburgh University in Scotland. Received from the Vice Chancellor, Sir Timothy O’Shea.
    Medals
    The Award “The global philanthropic leadership” given by the Prince Albert II of Monaco.
    Medals
    The Award “First-ever Global Philanthropic and Humanitarian Achievements” given by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations (National Council)
    Medals
    The Award “Donor of the Year” at the Global Donors Forum in Istanbul– Turkey.
    Recognitions
    Business Insider ranks HRH Prince Alwaleed among the “The 50 richest people on earth.”
    Recognitions
    The ‘Gulf Business’ ranks Prince Alwaleed #1 on the list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Arabs in Finance in 2016.
    Recognitions
    The Middle East magazine ranks HRH Prince Alwaleed #1 in The World’s 50 Most influential Arabs list -2016.
    Recognitions
    Prince Alwaleed honored with the first-ever Global Philanthropic and Humanitarian Achievements Award by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations (National Council).
    Recognitions
    Prince Alwaleed receives “Donor of the Year” Award from the Global Donors Forum held in Istanbul .
    Recognitions
    Plaque of Appreciation from INJAZ Saudi Arabia to Alwaleed Philanthropies for their support of the Growth Mindset Program “Yanmu”.
    Recognitions
    Kafeef Association Awards Prince Alwaleed with Honorary Plaque for His Support.
    Recognitions
    Special Award for Contribution to Humanity granted to Alwaleed Philanthropies from the Global Thinkers Forum.
    Recognitions
    Alwaleed Philanthropies’ Tweet for Heat Campaign Wins 3 Awards at 2016 Dubai Lynx Festival.
    Recognitions
    The World Scout Foundation awards Alwaleed Philanthropies for their support on a joint workshop.
    Recognitions
    HRH Prince Alwaleed receives Award of Appreciation from UNHCR.
    2015
    Medals
    The medal “Honor of the Companion of the Order of The Volta”: the highest medal in Ghana, Conferred by H.E. President John Dramani Mahama of the Republic of Ghana.
    Citizenships
    Honorary Citizenship with Certificate and an honorary passport presented to HRH Prince Alwaleed by HE Mr. Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister – Republic of Georgia.
    Medals
    The highest Medal of Monaco. Conferred by HSH Prince Albert II.
    Recognitions
    HRH ranked #18 in the Global Riches on list of the Huran Global Rich in 2015.
    Recognitions
    The ‘Gulf Business’ ranks Prince Alwaleed #1 on the list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Arabs in Finance in 2015.
    Recognitions
    ‘ZAWYA.COM’ ranks Prince Alwaleed as the Middle East's richest real estate tycoon in 2015.
    Recognitions
    Prince Alwaleed Tops Amwal’s 2014 List “100Most Innovative Business Leader in the Arab World”
    Recognitions
    The ‘Gulf Business’ ranks Prince Alwaleed #1 on the list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Arabs in Finance in 2015.
    Recognitions
    The Middle East magazine ranks HRH #1 in The World’s 50 most influential Arabs list -2015 – Exclusive Interview
    Recognitions
    Prince Alwaleed awarded the “Investment in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award”, during the 17th Arab Investors and Businessmen Conference by HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE.
    Recognitions
    Forbes Middle East ranks Prince Alwaleed first on the World’s Richest Arab Men list for the year 2015.
    Recognitions
    Prince Alwaleed on the Cover of The Economist’s “TheWorld in 2016”
    Recognitions
    Prince Alwaleed Tops Amwal’s 2015 List “100Most Innovative Business Leader in the Arab World”
    2013
    Medals
    The medal “Grand Officer of the National Order of the Lion”, the highest decoration in Senegal, was awarded to His Highness by His Excellency President Macky Sall.  
    Medals
    The “Grand Commander of the Order of the Republic” medal: the highest National Award in Sierra Leone, was bestowed upon His Highness by His Excellency President Dr.Ernest Bai Koroma.
    Medals
    “The National Order of Merit”: the highest decoration in the Republic of Guinea- Conakry, was awarded to His Highness by the President Professor Alpha Condé.
    Medals
    The medal “Baden-Powell” awarded to HRH by His Majesty, Carl XVI Gustaf - King of Sweden.
    Medals
    Honorary plaque granted to HRH by The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (57 countries) for his outstanding efforts in the humanitarian and philanthropic fields. The Plaque was presented by Mr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu - the OIC Secretary General.
    Citizenships
    A major street in Accra was named after HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal in recognition of His Highness’s commitment to investment support, as well as humanitarian &charitable support to the people of Ghana; it was inaugurated by HRH & the Mayor of Accra(Gha
    Citizenships
    The title of Honorary Dean, bestowed upon His Highness by the Mayor of the city of Niagara Falls, Canada, in recognition of his visit to the city and to the Niagara Falls.
    Recognitions
    The Middle East magazine ranks HRH #1 in The World’s 50 Most influential Arabs list -2013
    Recognitions
    Forbes Middle East ranks Prince Alwaleed #1 on the Richest Arab Men list for the year 2013.
    Recognitions
    The ‘Gulf Business’ ranks Prince Alwaleed #1 on the list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Arabs in Finance in 2013.
    Recognitions
    Foreign Policy magazine listed Prince Al Waleed as one of the 500 Most Powerful People on the Planet for 2013.
    Recognitions
    Zahra Breast Cancer Association honored His Highness for his support to the national Breast Cancer Awareness campaign through the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation.
    Recognitions
    HRH Prince Alwaleed received the Champion of Change Award from Labor Minister Adel Fakieh, for his role in empowering women through the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation.
    Recognitions
    Kingdom Holding Company ranked among the top 100 Saudi companies by Al Watan Saudi newspaper, according to a survey conducted in 2013. HRH was honored as the company’s Chairman.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business magazine ranked Prince Alwaleed first on the list of the 500 Most Influential Arabs in 2013.
    Recognitions
    Amwal Magazine ranks HRH Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal on top of the list of the most powerful businessmen in 2013.
    Recognitions
    The Arabian Business Magazine ranks Prince Alwaleed #1 on the list of the 50 richest Arab Men in 2013.
    Recognitions
    HRH ranked #11 in the Global Riches on list of the Huran Global Rich in 2013.
    Recognitions
    HRH has been among top 20 in Bloomberg’s 2013 Billionaires Index.
    2012
    Medals
    “Bahrain First Class order”, the highest decoration in Bahrain, bestowed upon His Highness by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa King of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
    Medals
    “Bahrain First Class order”, the highest decoration in Bahrain, bestowed upon His Highness by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa King of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
    Medals
    The “Mahaujjwal Rastradeep Supreme Bright National Light Order”: the highest decoration conferred by the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Dr. Ram Baran Yadav, to HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal.
    Medals
    The Order of Friendship, the highest decoration in the People's Republic of Bangladesh, bestowed upon His Highness by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed.
    Medals
    The Bengali Presidential Plaque presented to Highness by His Excellency the President of Bangladesh Zillur Rahman.
    Recognitions
    Forum for Social Studies, granted HRH “The Forum Award’s Certificate of Appreciation and Gratitude.
    Recognitions
    Forum for Social Studies, granted Al-Resala Television “The Forum Award’s Certificate of Excellence.
    Recognitions
    Forbes Magazine ranks HRH Prince Alwaleed as the Wealthiest Man in the Middle East on its World’s Billionaires List.
    Recognitions
    Gulf Business magazine ranks HRH #1 on the Top 100 Influential Arabs list.
    Recognitions
    The Middle East magazine ranks HRH #1 in The World’s 50 Most influential Arabs list.
    Recognitions
    HRH received the “Gulf’s Leading Media Personality of the Year” award from the Gulf Radio and TV organization for the GCC states
    Recognitions
    The Christian Science Monitor named His Highness as one of the ten Saudi voices calling for change and reform.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business magazine ranksHRH first on the list of the 500 Most Influential Arabs in 2012.
    Recognitions
    The Saudi Green Building Forum granted HRH the "Leadership Award for Green Schools".
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business magazine ranks Prince Al-Waleed first on the 100 Most Influential Saudis list.
    Recognitions
    Lebanese « Amwal » magazine ranks His Highness Prince Al-Waleed first according to a survey on the most innovative among Arab business leaders in 2012.
    Recognitions
    Kuwaiti Al-Charq newspaper chose HRH as the “Economic Figure of the Year” according to its annual survey for 2012
    Recognitions
    The Achievement Award for Women Empowerment in 2012, bestowed on HRH Prince Alwaleed by the Women in Leadership Forum.
    Recognitions
    HRHhonored at the 4th Gulf Tourism and Investment Forum held in Fujairah.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business magazine ranked Prince Al-Waleed first on the 20 Most Richest Arab 2012 list.
    Recognitions
    The Middle East magazine ranks HRH #1 in The World’s 50 Most influential Arabs list-2012
    Recognitions
    HRH has been among top 20 in Bloomberg’s 2012 Billionaires Index
    Recognitions
    Alwaleed Bin Talal foundation received a certificate of appreciation from the ambassador of Japan, during the ceremony held on 11th of the current month, in commemoration for the big earth quake and its role in supporting Japan following the serious natur
    2009
    Medals
    The President of France Medal; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the President of the Republic of France NICOLAS SARKOZY
    Medals
    The unification medal; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in recognition of the Prince’s efforts in investment and philanthropy
    Medals
    The MADARA Horseman Medal; the Highest Honor granted by the State of Bulgaria, was bestowed by the Bulgarian President GEPRGI PARVANOV upon HRH Prince Alwaleed.
    Medals
    The Grand-Croix National Malgache Medal; which is the ordre National in Madagascar bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the President of the Republic of Madagascar Andry Rajoelina.
    Medals
    The Grand-Croix National Medal; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the President of the Republic of Central Africa François boziz.
    Medals
    The Order of Izzudin;bestowed upon HRH by the President of the Maldives, Muhamed Nasheed,
    Medals
    The Presidential Plaque;the highest honor granted by the Republic of the Seychelles,was bestowed by the President of the Seychelles Mr. Michel to HRH in recognition of his invaluable contribution to the socio-economic development of the Seychellois people
    Citizenships
    The Key to the City of Sana’a; presented to Prince Alwaleed by Secretary General of Sana’a Local Council.
    Citizenships
    Honorary Citizenship and the Key to the City of City of KAZANLAK; presented to Prince Alwaleed by the Mayor of KAZANLAK MR. STEFAN DAMYANOV,Bulgaria
    Honorary Doctorates
    Honorary Doctorate, honoris causa, from Thracian University in Bulgaria.
    Honorary Doctorates
    Honorary Doctorate, honoris causa, from Madagascar University in Antananarivo.
    Honorary Doctorates
    Honorary Doctorate, honoris causa,-Bangui University in Republic of Central Africa.
    Recognitions
    U.S News & World Report magazine Listed Prince Alwaleed among the “25 People who will affect Your Finance in 2009”.
    Recognitions
    The Arab Producers Union has chosen HRH as the “Knight of Arab media”
    Recognitions
    Forbes magazine ranks HRH #12 on the World’s Most Powerful Billionaires.
    Recognitions
    Forbes magazine ranks HRH among the “Top 25 Billionaires “List.
    Recognitions
    Institutional Investor magazine listed Prince Alwaleed among “the most prominent and influential financiers.
    Recognitions
    Al Jazeerah Newspaperranks Prince Alwaleed Top Single Investor in Saudi Arabia.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business magazine ranks HRH #1 on the list of The World’s Most Influential Arabs.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business magazine ranks HRH # 1 in the list of”50 Richest Arabs” for 2008.
    Recognitions
    The Middle East magazine ranks HRH #1 in “The World’s 50 Most influential Arabs” list
    Recognitions
    Prince Alwaleed received the "Buthaina Innovation for 2009 Award” from "Buthaina magazine"in Tunisia in recognition of his excellence at all levels and support the ongoing activities on the economic, humanitarian and scientific fronts.
    Recognitions
    Prince Alwaleed received the “Most Prominent Leading Personality in the Television Media for 2009," award from the Arab Youth Media Forum
    Recognitions
    Forbes Arabia magazine ranked Prince Alwaleed the “Wealthiest Arab” in the 2009 Wealthiest Arabs List.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business magazine ranks HRH # 1 in the “50 Saudi Rich List”
    Recognitions
    The Arab Businessmen Magazine named HRH Prince Alwaleed the "Economic Figure of the Year" following an opinion poll.
    Recognitions
    Prince Alwaleed among 500 Most Powerful Muslims List in Islamica Magazine
    Recognitions
    The US Forbes magazine ranked Prince Alwaleed among the richest 20 men of the world.
    2008
    Medals
    The Pontifical Medal; bestowed by Pope Benedict XVI tothe Alwaleed Bin Talal Humanitarian Foundation during a ceremony held at the Vatican and presented to H.E. Mrs. Leila El Solh, Vice Chairman of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation in Beirut.
    Medals
    The Genghis Khan Medal; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by President of Mongolia Nambaryn Enkhbayar.
    Medals
    The Residential Coat of Arms, the Highest Honor granted by the State of Eritrea, was bestowed by the Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki upon HRH Prince Alwaleed.
    Honorary Doctorates
    Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration from the Commission on Higher Education Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao & Wisdom International School for Higher Education Studies in Philippines.
    Honorary Doctorates
    Honorary Doctorate of Commercial Sciences -The St. John’s University, New York
    Honorary Doctorates
    Honorary Doctorate of Management Science - Brawijaya University- Indonesia.
    Medals
    The Medal “the Golden Order of the Maronite General Council” awarded to HRH by The Maronite General Councilfor his distinctive contributions to the Council and to Lebanon.
    Recognitions
    Institutional Investor magazine listed Prince Alwaleed on its first-ever ranking of the most-powerful figures in finance.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business magazine ranks HRH #1 on the list of The World’s Most Influential Arabs.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business magazine ranks HRH #1 on the list of 50 Wealthiest Arabs for 2007.
    Recognitions
    Forbes Arabia magazine ranked Prince Alwaleed #1 on the list of Wealthiest Arabs in the World for 2008.
    Recognitions
    Newsweek Magazine featured HRH among the global elite in its Superclass in Actionlist.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business magazine (ITP) awards HRH Special Award for Philanthropy.
    Recognitions
    The Encyclopedia of Excellence and Civilization presented Prince Alwaleed with a trophy for “The Distinguished and Civilized Personality of the Year 2008” in recognition of his contribution in the economic, humanitarian, and educational fields.
    Recognitions
    Time Magazine listed Prince Alwaleed among the World’s 100 Most Influential People. HRH was listed in the category of Builders & Titans.
    Recognitions
    Vanity Fair magazine listed Prince Alwaleed among the Top “100 Most Influential People in the World” list.
    Recognitions
    Prince Alwaleed Receives “Leading Entrepreneur of the Year” Award by Naseba Group.
    Recognitions
    Prince Alwaleed was selected by the World Union of Arab Bankers for their Banking Executive magazine’s quarterly “Personality Feature”
    Recognitions
    Zahrat Al Khaleej magazine classified Prince Alwaleed as the Leading Supporter of Arts and Entertainment of the Year.
    Recognitions
    The Arabian Business magazineranked Prince Alwaleed first on the list of the 50 richest men in the Arab world, for the year 2008
    2007
    Medals
    The Medal of Major Patron of the Arts; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the French Minister of Culture and Communication HE Mrs. Christine Albanel.
    Medals
    The Order of the Golden Heart With the Rank of Grand Officer; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by H.E President of the Philippines Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
    Medals
    The Order of the Brilliant Star with Grand Cordon Medal; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the President of Taiwan HE Mr. Chen Shui-bian. The medal is the country’s highest civilian honor.
    Honorary Doctorates
    Honorary Doctorate, The University of the 7th of November at Carthage in Tunis.
    Honorary Doctorates
    Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration with Distinction from the International Islamic University in Malaysia.
    Honorary Doctorates
    Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance in Malaysia.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business magazine selected Prince Alwaleed as the #1 Most Powerful Arab in the World on the list of 100 Most Powerful Arabs in the World.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business magazine selected Kingdom Holding Company as the #1 Most Admired Arab Company among the list of 50 Most Admired Arab Companies.
    Recognitions
    Time magazine listed Prince Alwaleed on the Time 100 issue and among the 12 Power Givers around the World for raising the profile of Islamic history and culture around the world.
    Recognitions
    European Business magazine selected Prince Alwaleed as the #1 Richest Arab in the World on the list of The World's Richest Arabs and what they own in Europe.
    Recognitions
    Institutional Investor magazine listed Prince Alwaleed on their 40th anniversary issue on the list of the World's Most Powerful & Influential people in the last 40 years.
    Recognitions
    Menlo College awards Prince Alwaleed the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award in recognition of his outstanding achievement in business since graduating in 1979.
    Recognitions
    Forbes magazine ranks HRH #1 on the Middle East’s 20 Richest People List.
    Recognitions
    The Times newspaper ranks HRH #5 on the “25 Shaping Tomorrow’s World of Middle East Business” List.
    Recognitions
    The Institute for International Research (IIR), Middle East presented the ‘Best IPO of the Year’ Award to KHC during an official ceremony in Riyadh.
    Recognitions
    The Institute for International Research (IIR), Middle East presented the Outstanding Contribution to the Saudi Arabian Economy Award to Prince Alwaleed during a ceremony in Riyadh.
    Recognitions
    The Institute for International Research (IIR), Middle East presented the Outstanding International Contribution by a Middle East Business Leader Award to Prince Alwaleed during the Leaders in Dubai Business Forum in Dubai.
    Recognitions
    Zahrat Al-Khaleej magazine’s annual poll votes HRH as the Entertainment Personality of the Year.
    Recognitions
    Alwatan Newspaper names HRH as the Entertainment Personality of the Year.
    Recognitions
    Al-Jazirah Newspaper names Prince Alwaleed as the Entertainment Personality of the Year.
    Recognitions
    Amwal Magazine ranks HRH 1st in the list of the Top 30 Businessmen in the GCC.
    Recognitions
    The “Best Manager, Good Governance and Humanitarian Contribution” award presented to Prince Alwaleed from Business & Men magazine for HRH’s exemplary leadership of KHC and continuous worldwide humanitarian contribution.
    Recognitions
    Almaal wal Aalam magazine’s poll voted Prince Alwaleed Economic Personality of the Year in the Arab World.
    2006
    Medals
    The Umayyah National Medal; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. The medal is the country’s highest civilian honor.
    Medals
    The Medal of “Legion of Honor with the rank of Commander”; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the French President Jacques Chirac. The medal is France’s highest civilian honor.
    Medals
    The Hilal-i-Pakistan Medal; the highest honor, bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf.
    Medals
    The Grand Commander of the Order of the Pearl of Africa Medal; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the President of Uganda Yower Museveni.
    Medals
    The National Medal of Merit for Cooperative Development; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the President of Guinea-Bissau João Bernardo Vieira.
    Medals
    The Order of the Merit of Niger Medal; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the President of the Niger Mamadou Tandja.
    Medals
    The Commander of the National Order of the Grand Cross Star Medal; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the President of Cote D'Ivoire/Ivory Coast Laurent Gbagbo.
    Medals
    The Companion of the Order of the Volta Medal; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the President of Ghana John Agyekum Kufuor.
    Citizenships
    Honorable Residency and the golden Key to the City of Dar Es Salaam, awarded to Prince Alwaleed by Mayor of the city of Dar Es Salaam Adam Kimbisa, Tanzania.
    Citizenships
    The Key to the City of Monrovia, presented to Prince Alwaleed by the Mayoress of the capital of Liberia Hon. Mrs. Ophelia Hoff Saytumah
    Citizenships
    Honorary Citizenship and the Key to the City of Bamako, presented to Prince Alwaleed by the Mayor of Bamako Moussa Badoulaye Traore, Mali.
    Citizenships
    Honorary Citizenship and the Key to the City of Ouagadougou, presented to Prince Alwaleed by the Mayor of Ouagadougou Simon Compaore, Burkina Faso.
    Citizenships
    Honorary Freeman and the Key to the City of Lusaka, presented by the Mayor of Lusaka Mike Elton Mposha, Zambia
    Recognitions
    Elaph news website voted Prince Alwaleed Economic Personality of the Year based on a poll of 150,000 visitors.
    Recognitions
    Elaph news website voted Prince Alwaleed Economic Personality of the Year based on a poll of 150,000 visitors.
    Recognitions
    The 9th International Islamic Finance Forum (IIFF) awards Prince Alwaleed the Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashed Almaktoum Islamic Finance Award for Lifetime Achievement: Socially Responsible Investment.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Business magazine chooses HRH on the Top of the 50 Richest Arabs.
    Recognitions
    KHC chosen # 1 among top 100 Saudi companies by Arab News Newspaper.
    Recognitions
    Zahrat Al-Khaleej magazine chooses HRH Entertainment Personality of the Year.
    Recognitions
    The International Media & Press Center and Obour Magazine choose Prince Alwaleed as Business, Media, and Philanthropic Personality of the Year.
    2005
    Medals
    The Medal with the rank of “Grand Officer of the National Order”; awarded by Benin President Mathieu Kerekou.
    Medals
    The Medal of "The Insignia of Grand Officer”; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the President of Gambia, Dr. Yahya A. J. Jammah.
    Medals
    The Medal of "The Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya"; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by Kenyan President, Mwai Kibaki.
    Medals
    The Medal of "The Star of Africa" with the Grade of Grand Band; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the President of Liberia, President Gyude Bryant
    Medals
    The Medal with the rank of "The Commander of the National Order"; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the President of Mali, Amadou Toure.
    Citizenships
    Honorary Citizenship and Key to the City of Praia, presented to Prince Alwaleed by the Mayor of Praia, capital of Cape Verde.
    Citizenships
    Honorary Citizenship and Key to the City of Abidjan, presented to Prince Alwaleed by the Governor of Abidjan, Cote D'ivoire.
    Honorary Doctorates
    Honorary Doctorate of Letters, The Islamic University of Uganda,
    Citizenships
    Honorary Citizenship of Guinea-Bissau, presented to Prince Alwaleed by Guinea-Bissau Minister of Foreign Affairs, Soares Sambu.
    Recognitions
    Boutheina magazine chooses HRH as Entertainment Personality of the Year.
    Recognitions
    Forbes magazine ranks Prince Alwaleed 5th Wealthiest in the World.
    Recognitions
    Lifetime Achievement awarded to HRH at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference, Dubai
    Recognitions
    Damascus Award, awarded to HRH at the Tourism Investment Forum in Damascus.
    Recognitions
    Asdaf magazine awards Prince Alwaleed Legend of Economic Achievement.
    Recognitions
    Global Achievement Award, awarded to Prince Alwaleed by The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), United States.
    Recognitions
    Fortune magazine ranks Prince Alwaleed in the Top 10 of Asia's Most Powerful List.
    Recognitions
    Amwal Magazine ranks HRH 1stin the investment sector of the Top Heads of Companies in the GCC.
    Recognitions
    First Lady Suzan Mubarak presented HRH with a trophy for his Support to Arab Women's Role Economically and Socially during the "2nd Economic Business Women Forum" in Cairo.
    Recognitions
    AlSharq Newspaper chooses Prince Alwaleed as Economic Personality of the Year.2004/2005
    Recognitions
    Ministers of Tourism from around the world voted Prince Alwaleed Hotel Personality of the Year at World Travel Awards.
    Recognitions
    Euro money magazine's Gulf Real Estate Awards selects KHC as the winner of the Best Developer in Saudi Arabia&awards HRH Outstanding Contribution to Investment.
    Recognitions
    KHC chosen # 1 among top 100 Saudi companies by Arab News & Al-Eqtisadiah Newspapers.
    Recognitions
    Zahrat Al-Khaleej magazine chooses Prince Alwaleed Entertainment Personality of the Year& Rotana Best Production Company and Best Music Channel.
    Recognitions
    Al-Riyadh newspaper chooses Prince Alwaleed among the 20 Most Significant Media Personalities.
    Recognitions
    Arabian Man magazine chooses HRH 5th Most Influential Personality in the Arab world.
    2004
    Medals
    The Medal with the rank of "Dignity of Grand Officer of the National Order of the Republic of Chad"; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the President of Chad Idris Deby.
    Medals
    The Medal with the rank of "Commander of the Order of the Star of Anjouan"; bestowed up on Prince Alwaleed by the President of the Union of the Comoros, Azali Assoumani.
    Medals
    The Medallion of the 20th Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Djibouti; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the President of Djibouti.
    Medals
    The Medal of "The Grand Cross of the National Order Of Merit"; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by the President of Gabon Col. Omar Bongo.
    Citizenships
    Honorary Key to the Golden Gate of the City of Kinshasa, presented to Prince Alwaleed by the Governor of Kinshasa
    Citizenships
    The Key to the Golden Gate of the City of Banjul; presented to Prince Alwaleed by the Mayor of Banjul.
    Honorary Doctorates
    Doctorate in Humanities, Al-Aqsa University in Gaza.
    Honorary Doctorates
    Doctorate of Letters, honoris causa, University for Development Studies in Ghana.
    Medals
    The Medal with the rank of "Commander of the Order of the Grand Star of Djibouti"; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by President of DjiboutiIsmail Omar Guelleh.
    Medals
    The Presidential Medallion of the Republic of Djibouti; Awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the President of Djibouti.
    Citizenships
    Honorary Citizen of the City-Province of Kinshasa, awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the Governor of Kinshasa
    Citizenships
    Honorary Citizen of the Banjul City-The Gambia, awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the Mayor of the Gambian Capital, Banjul
    Recognitions
    KHC ranked #1 on the Top 100 Saudi companies List of Arab News&Al-Eqtisadiah Newspapers.
    Recognitions
    Forbes magazine ranks Prince Alwaleed 4th Wealthiest in the World.
    Recognitions
    The International Special Olympics Award, the highest honor bestowed up on Royalty and Heads of States, awarded to HRH for his contributions to people with special needs.
    Recognitions
    KHC recognized by Riyadh Chamber of Commerce for Housing & Fighting Poverty in Saudi Arabia.
    Recognitions
    Lifetime Achievement awarded to Prince Alwaleed by Lebanese President Gen. Emile Lahoud during the opening of the AWTTE 2004
    Recognitions
    Muhammad Islamic Foundation Trophy awarded to Prince Alwaleed by former boxing Champion, Muhammad Ali.
    Recognitions
    Zahrat Al-Khaleej magazine chooses HRH as Entertainment Personality of the Year.
    2003
    Medals
    The Medal “November 7th”; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by Tunisian President Zein Al Abidine Bin Ali in recognition of the Prince’s humanitarian efforts in Tunisia and aroundthe world.
    Medals
    The Medal with the rank of "The Officer in The Order of Oranje-Nassau"; bestowed upon Prince Alwaleed by H. M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands for the Prince’s distinguished role in promoting Dutch-Saudi economic relations.
    Medals
    The Medal with the rank of “Commander of the National Order of Merit of the Republic of Guinea”; awarded to Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal by the President of Guinea Mr. Lansana Conte in recognition of the Prince’s efforts in promoting bilateral relations.
    Medals
    The Medal with the rank of “Grand Officer of the National Order of the Lion”; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the President of Senegal Mr. Abdoulaye Wade in recognition of the Prince’s efforts in promoting bilateral relations between Saudi Arabia and Senega
    Medals
    The Presidential Medal of Bosnia and Herzegovina; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the President of Bosnia-HerzegovinaSuleiman Tihic in recognition of the Prince’s support of Bosnia &Herzegovina and its people.
    Medals
    The Medal with the rank of “Commander of the National Order”; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the President of Burkina Faso Mr. Blaise Compaore in recognition of the Prince’s efforts in promoting bilateral relations.
    Medals
    The Medal with the title order to the civil merits of “Grand Cross of the Order of the Independence of Equatorial Guinea”; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the President of Equatorial Guinea Mr. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo in recognition of the Prince’s ef
    Citizenships
    The Diploma with the rank of "Citizen of Honor of the City of Dakar," awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the Mayor of Dakar Mr. Pape Diop along with the key to the city.
    Medals
    The Medal with the rank of “Grand Officer of the Order of Mono”; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the President of Togo Mr. Gnassingbe Eyadema in recognition of the Prince’s efforts in promoting bilateral relations.
    Citizenships
    The Diploma with the rank of "Citizen of Honor of the City of Dubreka; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the President of Guinea Mr. Lansana Conte.
    Citizenships
    The Diploma with the rank of “Citizen of Honor of the Kingdom of Ashanti,” awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the King of the Ashanti Tribe Otumfuo Osei Tutu II during the Prince’s visit to the Kingdom of Ashanti in Ghana.
    Recognitions
    Mrs. Suzanne Mubarak presented a plaque to Prince Alwaleed from the President and the Board of Trustees of The American University in Cairo recognizing His Highness' generosity by naming The School of Humanities and Social Sciences after him.
    Recognitions
    Euro Business magazine ranks Prince Alwaleed 6th Wealthiest in the World.
    Recognitions
    Moroccan Crown Prince presents HRH with Arab Investment Award at the Arab Investment Forum.
    Recognitions
    Forbes magazine ranks Prince Alwaleed 5th Wealthiest in the World.
    Recognitions
    Forbes magazine ranks Prince Alwaleed Wealthiest Investor outside the U.S.
    2002
    Medals
    King AbdulAziz Medal of the First Order for Distinguished businessmen; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by Crown Prince Abdullah Bin AbdulAziz on behalf of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd
    Medals
    The National Cedar Medal, Order of the Grand Officer; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by Lebanese President Emile Lahoud for the Prince’s contributions and support to Lebanon and the Lebanese economy.
    Honorary Doctorates
    Doctorate in Law, Exeter University.
    Honorary Doctorates
    Doctorate in Law, American University in Cairo.
    Medals
    The Medal of the Republic of Tunisia of the Great Order; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by Tunisian President Zein Al Abidine Bin Ali in recognition of the Prince’s efforts in promoting bilateral relations between Saudi Arabia and Tunisia.
    Citizenships
    Honorary Citizen of Cannes, awarded to Prince Alwaleed by Mayor Bernard Brochand.
    Recognitions
    ITP Lifetime Achievement Award presented to HRH by Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum recognizing the Prince’s prowess as an investor and efforts to aid the poor and promotes better understanding between the Islamic, Arab world and the West.
    2001
    Medals
    Laila Utama Darja Kerabat Seri Utama Yang Amat Dihormati; the most esteemed royal family order, presented by Sultan of Brunei Haji Hassanal Bolkiah to Prince Alwaleed for promoting bilateral relations between Brunei and Saudi Arabia.
    Recognitions
    Forbes magazine ranks Prince Alwaleed 6th Wealthiest in the World.
    Recognitions
    Guinness World Records Book ranks HRH Wealthiest in Asia & outside the U.S.
    Recognitions
    Time magazine chooses HRH among the 25 Most Influential Global Business Executives.
    Recognitions
    Forbes magazine ranks Prince Alwaleed Wealthiest outside the U.S.
    2000
    Medals
    The Bethlehem 2000 Medal, awarded to Prince Alwaleed by Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat for his continuous support to the Palestinian cause.
    Medals
    The Medal of the Republic of Tunisia of the Great Order; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by Tunisian President Zein Al Abidine Bin Ali in recognition of the Prince’s efforts in promoting bilateral relations between Saudi Arabia and Tunisia.
    Recognitions
    Forbes magazine ranks Prince Alwaleed 5th Wealthiest in the World.
    Recognitions
    Guinness World Records Book ranks HRH Wealthiest in Asia & Outside the U.S.
    Recognitions
    KHC ranked #1 on the Top 100 Saudi companies List of Arab News&Al-Eqtisadiah Newspapers.
    1999
    Medals
    The Diplomatic Merit of the Heung Korean; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by President Kim Dae--Jung in recognition of the Prince’s investments in Korea
    Honorary Doctorates
    Doctorate in Law, Syracuse University.
    Recognitions
    Chosen Man of the Year by Arab Ad magazine after polling top Arab businessmen
    Recognitions
    Forbes magazine ranks Prince Alwaleed 8th Wealthiest in the World.
    Recognitions
    KHC ranked #1 on the Top 100 Saudi companies List of Arab News&Al-Eqtisadiah Newspapers.
    1998
    Honorary Doctorates
    Doctorate in Business Management, Kyungwon University in Seoul, Korea.
    Medals
    The National Cedar Decoration of the Commander Order, awarded to Prince Alwaleed by Lebanese President Elias Harawi in recognition of the Prince’s economic and social contributions to Lebanon.
    Citizenships
    The Gold Medal of the City of Cannes, presented to Prince Alwaleed by the Mayor of Cannes in France, Maurice Delauney, as an acknowledgment by the city of the Prince’s annual summer visits.
    Recognitions
    Chosen Businessman of the Year by Shahr magazine
    Recognitions
    Chosen Businessman of the Year by Boutheïna magazine.
    Recognitions
    Forbes ranks Prince Alwaleed 2nd smartest & 10th Wealthiest Businessman in the World.
    Recognitions
    KHC ranked #1 on the Top 100 Saudi companies by Arab News/Al-Eqtisadiah Newspapers
    1997
    Medals
    The Star Decoration of the First Order; awarded to Prince Alwaleed by the late, King Hussein Bin Talal of Jordan, in recognition of the Prince’s regional and international investments and philanthropy.
    Medals
    The Medal of the Presidency of the Italian Republic; awarded to Prince Alwaleed as a recognition of the Prince’s highly successful career and outstanding business acumen.
    Recognitions
    Named 2nd Most Successful & Creative Investor in the Global Power Elite by Forbes magazine.
    Recognitions
    Ranked 13th wealthiest in the world by Forbes magazine
    Recognitions
    Chosen Most Prominent Business Personality in The Middle East by Arab Magazine
    Recognitions
    Chosen Investment Management Man of the Year by the Business Research Centre for the Middle East at the University of London.
    Recognitions
    KHC ranked #3 on the Top 100 Saudi Companies List of Arab News & Al-Eqtisadiah Newspapers.
    Recognitions
    Named that year’s Business Personality by Al Majalla magazine.
    Recognitions
    Chosen Businessman of the Year by Al Ahram Al Arabi magazine
    Recognitions
    Named Man of the Year by Afkar magazine in a poll to name the Most Prominent Business & Investment Personality.
    Recognitions
    Named Most Important Businessman of the Year by Al-Aalam Al-Youm daily.
    Recognitions
    Named Businessman of the Year by Al-Bilad daily.
    1996
    Recognitions
    Named Premier Saudi Businessman by Al-Aalam Al-Youm daily after polling 600 Saudi Businessmen, receiving 91% of the votes.
    Recognitions
    For the second time, HRH was named Premier Saudi Businessman by Al-Eqtisadiah, after it conducted a public poll, in which the Prince won 52.4% of the votes.
    Recognitions
    Honorary Medal for Supporting Arab Singers, awarded by MOI and Culture Minister in the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed during the first Art Festival.
    1995
    Recognitions
    Voted Gulf Businessman of the Year during the annual Businessmen conference,UAE
    Recognitions
    Voted Businessman of the Year in an opinion poll conducted by Gulf News and DHL
    1994
    Recognitions
    Named Top Arab Businessman by Al-Eqtisad Wal-Aamal in a poll of Arab businessmen
    1993
    Recognitions
    Named Premier Saudi Businessman by Al-Eqtisadiah after conducting an opinion poll.
    1985
    Honorary Doctorates
    Master of Social Science with honors from Syracuse University in New York.