Saudi King Salman cries during son’s graduation in Riyadh

King Salman has made a habit of attending all his son’s graduation ceremonies, in a sign of the importance the monarch places on education. (Photo courtesy: Bandar al-Jaloud)

Saudi King Salman could not hold back his emotions as he attended the graduation of one of his sons, Prince Rakan who finished high school studies in Riyadh.

“I attend this graduation not only as Rakan’s father, but a father to all the students,” King Salman said during a speech he delivered.

King Salman has made a habit of attending all his sons' graduation ceremonies, a sign of the importance the king places on education.

Before the ardha (sword dance) ceremony, Prince Rakan presented a sword to his father, which caused the King to get emotional seeing his last son graduate.

 

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