HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), received on Sunday, March 23rd 2014, players and members of Alghotah Sports Club, chaired by Mr. Khalaf Alshammari, at KHC headquarters.
Prince Alwaleed met with Mr. Alshamari who was accompanied by the team’s delegation. The two discussed the latest updates of the club and its achievements. The Prince stressed the need to support sports and the athletes as well as the development of clubs in Saudi Arabia and to encourage the young generation to hone its athletic skills and invest their time in useful activities.
As a form of encouragement, Prince Alwaleed awarded the club members and players a total of SR110,000 for the club’s budget. In response to the team’s request, Prince Alwaleed also donated a bus for the use of the club. This honor comes as the clubs team achieved accomplishments in football, gymnastics, cycling and tennis.
In conclusion to the event, Mr. Alshamari thanked Prince Alwaleed for his support and his constant encouragement to clubs and sport federations in Saudi Arabia. Furthermore, the team presented a trophy to Prince Alwaleed in recognition of his continued support of the sports and athletes.