2006 News Story

Prince Turki hosts Saudi students

  Prince Turki greets a Saudi student

Saudi Ambassador to the US Prince Turki Al-Faisal welcomed a group of Saudi students at the embassy in Washington today. The students have come to the United States to study at American universities and language institutes.

There are currently about 10,000 Saudi students in the US, a number that is expected to increase. Saudi Arabia launched a scholarship program in 2005 offering 10,000 full four-year scholarships to students in various fields from bachelors through PhD.


Prince Turki welcomes a student                                        Guests enjoy an Arabic banquet



    Young guests at the Embassy