Prince Khalid Alfaisal delivered a statement. The winners of the prize were introduced.
The 2019G (1440H) King Faisal Prize for Islamic Studies (Topic: Studies on the Objectives of Islamic Law) has been withheld due to the lack of sufficiently meritorious nominations.
A presentation on the winners were shown.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud handed the prizes to the winners.
Service to Islam prize was won by the International University of Africa in Sudan. Arabic Language and Literature prize was awarded to Professor Abdelali Mohamed Oudrhiri and Professor Mahmoud Fahmy Hegazi.
Medicine prize was won by Professor Steven L. Teitelbaum and Professor Bjorn Reino Olsen. Science prize was awarded to Professor Allen Joseph Bard and Professor Jean M.J. Frechet.
The winners expressed their thanks to the Kingdom under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for this honor, expressing their pride in receiving the King Faisal International Prize.
Source: Saudi Press Agency