Saudi king receives honorary degree from Cairo University
The degree was given to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud in recognition of his efforts in ‘serving Arabism and Islam’
Cairo University has conferred an honorary doctorate on Saudi King Salman during a televised event on Monday.
The degree was given to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud in recognition of his efforts in “serving Arabism, Islam and Muslims, as well as his support for Egypt and its people.”
“Custodian of the two holy mosques Saudi King Salman’s achievement and efforts in advancing Arabism and being a defender of Islam are well documented. It is an honor for us here, at Cairo University, to be honoring him today with this honorary degree,” said Dr. Jaber Nassar, President of Cairo University.
“It is my pleasure to be among you at Cairo University, which has helped in advancing science and education not only in Egypt but also the Arab World.
“That has taught and advanced the knowledge of many Arab generations, especially those students from Saudi Arabia,” Saudi King Salman told the audience at the university on Monday.