HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) on Saturday, May 11th 2013, received players and members of Uhud Sports Club, chaired by Mr. Saud Alharbi, at KHC headquarters.
Prince Alwaleed met with Mr. Alharbi who was accompanied by the team’s delegation. The two discussed the latest updates of the club and their achievements. The Prince stressed the need to support sports and the athletes as well as the development of clubs in Saudi Arabia and to embrace the young generation to hone their athletic skills and invest their time in useful activities.
As a reward, Prince Alwaleed awarded the club members and players with a total of SR60,000 and an additional SR50,000 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 a total of 41 championships since it was established and has supported different Saudi national teams and clubs with more than 80 players.
In conclusion to the event, Mr. Alharbi thanked Prince Alwaleed for his support and his constant encouragement for clubs and sport federations in Saudi Arabia. Furthermore, the team presented a trophy to Prince Alwaleed in recognition of his continued support for the sport and athletes.