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Prince Alwaleed Visits Kingdom of Bhutan & Nepal

November 22, 2010

HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and his spouse HH Princess Ameerah Altaweel, Vice Chairwoman of Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation, visited Bhutan and were received by Dahos Agay Ugen, Durongyer to HM King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Mr. Chencho Tsheing, Governor of Paro and Mr. Singye Dorjee, Chief of Protocol. The Prince was also granted an audience with HM the King at Ugyen Pelri Palace in Paro.

During the visit, the King warmly welcomed Prince Alwaleed at his Palace in Paro and in return the Prince thanked HM for the opportunity to meet. The two discussed general issues related to their respective countries, and HRH commented on the natural picturesque beauty of Bhutan. Moreover, during the Prince’s visit to the Palace, he was presented with a cultural program about Bhutan, a luncheon was hosted in his honor and tea with the King.

The Prince’s next destination was Tribhuvan, Nepal where he met with HE President of Nepal Dr. Ram Baran Yadav the President welcomed the Prince to his country and the two discussed economic and investment issues. Moreover, Prince Alwaleed met with HE Ms. Sujata Koirala, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs. Moreover, the Prince was presented with a cultural show and a Nepalese cuisine dinner was hosted for HRH.

During his visit to Bhutan and Nepal, the Prince was accompanied by a delegation from Kingdom Holding and the Private Office. The Prince’s delegation included, Dr. Khaled Al Mansour, Advisor, Dr. Nahla Alanbar, Private Executive Assistant to HRH the Chairman, Ms. Amani Algahtani, Assistant Executive Manager at HRH’s Private office, Ms. Manal Alshammari Manager, Protocol, Mr. Fahad Alofy Executive Assistant to HRH the Chairman, Mr. Hani Agha Travel and External Affairs Manager, Mr. Hicham Fleihan, Travel and External Affairs Assistant Manager.