HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) visited Malaysia and met with HE Najib Razak, Malaysian Prime Minister. The meeting was also attended by Ms. Hassna Alturki, Executive Manager for International Relations to HRH the Chairman. During the meeting, the two discussed a number of social and economic issues.
The meeting also focused on investment issues and the Minister invited Prince Alwaleed to further invest in Malaysia in light of the Prince’s existing investments there through KHC in the financial sector via Citigroup and in the hospitality sector through the Four Seasons. In 2009, Prince Alwaleed received at his office in Riyadh, HH Crown Prince Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalulail of Perlis State in Malaysia who was accompanied by a delegation. In 2008, Prince Alwaleed received at his office in Riyadh HRH Raja Nazrin Shah, Malaysian Crown Prince of Perak Darul Ridzuan and Financial Ambassador to the Malaysia Islamic Financial Center (MIFC) who was accompanied by a delegation. In 2007 Prince Alwaleed visited Malaysia and met His Majesty Mizan Zainal Abidin Sultan and Prime Minister H.E. Dato’ Seri Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi.
Also in 2007, Prince Alwaleed received two honorary doctorates from Malaysia: Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration with Distinction from the International Islamic University in Malaysia and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance in Malaysia.