2002 News Story

Society for gifted students flourishing

Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who is President of the King Abdulaziz and his Companions Foundation for the Gifted, has ordered King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) to allocate a plot of land in Riyadh for the construction of its headquarters. Meanwhile, it was announced yesterday that Crown Prince Abdullah had approved the formation of a female section of the Foundation, with Princess Bandari bint Abdulaziz as chairwoman, and Princess Adla bint Abdullah bin Abdulaziz as deputy chair. Upon the announcement, Princess Bandari praised the Foundation's pioneering role in taking care of gifted children, and Princess Adla urged Saudi women intellectuals to support the Foundation in its new measure.