Apr 24, 2016
Prince Alwaleed Receives Nigerian Charge D'Affaires

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) received HE Tijjani Hammanjoda, Charge d'Affaires at Nigerian Embassy to Saudi Arabia and an accompanying delegation.

The meeting was also attended by Mr. Mohammed Almujadidi, Senior Executive Manager, Office of HRH the Chairman, Ms. Hassna Alturki, Executive Manager for International Relations to HRH the Chairman, Mr. Fahad Bin Nafil, Senior Executive Assistant to HRH the Chairman, Mr. Ahmed Altobaishi, Executive Assistant to HRH.

During the meeting, the two discussed a number of social, philanthropic, investment and economic issues and Prince Alwaleed referred to KHC’s investments in #Nigeria via the banking sector via Citigroup.

In 2014, Prince Alwaleed visited Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria. Upon Prince Alwaleed’s arrival, His Highness was received by Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. During the visit, Prince Alwaleed headed to the International Conference Centre, where His Royal Highness met HE. Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, President of Nigeria at the time. Subsequent to the meeting, His Highness was presented with Nigeria’s National Honour.

In the same year, Prince Alwaleed received the Vice President of Nigeria and an accompanying delegation. In 2011, Prince Alwaleed visited Nigeria and was warmly welcomed by the President at the Presidential Palace.  Also in 2011, Alwaleed Philanthropies supported Nigeria through a donation of $200,000 to "Deworm the World" program in a National School in addition to a previous donation of $356,500 to the same cause.