Saudi philanthropist Mohammed Jameel receives honorary knighthood
The Queen approved the honor for Jameel in recognition of his philanthropic activities
Prince Charles presents Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel with an honorary knighthood from the UK during a ceremony held at the British Embassy.
The Queen approved the honor for Jameel in recognition of his philanthropic activities and support for the development of the arts and culture in the UK.
Honorary knighthoods are awarded by the Queen to those who have made an important contribution to British interests.
Speaking after the ceremony, Jameel said: “It is a great honor to have received this award from His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.
“I would like to thank my family, my colleagues at Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiatives and our partners across the globe for their hard work and support in running the numerous programs that help make such a difference to the lives of so many.”
This article was first published on the Saudi Gazette.