HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), attended the 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with HH General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.
The Formula-1 racing event was also attended by HM King Abdullah II Ibn Al-Hussein, King of Jordan, HE Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus, HE Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya, HE Ramzan Kadyrov, President of Chechnya, HE Rustam Minnikhanov, President of Tatarstan, HRH Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of Bahrain, HE Lee Myung-bak, Former President of Korea, HE Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of Gabon, HE Atifete Jajaga, President of Kosovo and representatives of states. Attendees from KHC included Mr. Fahad Bin Saad Bin Nafel, Executive Assistant to HRH the Chairman.
During the visit Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed and Prince Alwaleed attended a luncheon and the Formula-1 race that took place at the Yas International Circuit. In conclusion, Sheikh Mohammed thanked Prince Alwaleed for his response to the invitation.
Prince Alwaleed’s investments in the UAE through KHC consist of Citigroup in the financial sector and in the hotel sector through Fairmont Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi, Fairmont Dubai, Fairmont The Palm Dubai, one Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Jumeirah, one Raffles hotel in Dubai and four Movenpick hotels: Movenpick Bur Dubai, Movenpick Deira, Movenpick Dubai Ibn Battuta and Movenpick Jumeira Beach.