Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz supports the inauguration ceremony of Al Rajhi Bank Tower in Riyadh

23 April 2019

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" A forum reflecting professional reliability, quality, honesty and loyalty in a work establishment "

His Highness Prince of Riyadh


" A building block for the development of Saudi Arabia organized by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince"

" A generous homeland, a supportive leadership, devoted founders, and a qualified staff"

Abdullah Al Rajhi


His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Prince of Riyadh, showed his support during the inauguration ceremony of Al Rajhi Bank Headquarters Tower building on King Fahd road in Riyadh.

Welcoming His Highness was Dr. Ahmed bin Abdul Karim Al Khulaifi, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA), Mr. Abdullah bin Sulaiman Al Rajhi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Al Rajhi Bank, members of the Board of Directors and a number of the Bank’s officials.

In a statement to the press, Hi Highness expressed his joy in being part of this special occasion and said: “This amazing forum, which reflects professional reliability, quality, honesty and loyalty in its establishment, does not lie in the building itself but in the work created…Al Rajhi Bank is known for its precision, honesty and good accomplishment and that, is something we all pride ourselves in.”

His Highness added: “They distinguish themselves in the world of finance in their knowledge…their attention to detail…their way of communicating, and their way of reaching the farthest places in the Kingdom. This is why we have to thank them and value our brother Abdullah Al Rajhi for doing his part. I hope, God willing, that under the wise leadership of His Majesty the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Highness the Crown Prince, May Allah protect them, our nation will always succeed and lead in all fields of life.”

Al Rajhi Bank Chairman of the Board of Directors gave a speech, in which he welcomed the Prince of Riyadh to the inauguration of the bank’s tower, who was a strong support during his 6-decade long career.

Mr. Abdullah Al Rajhi said: “Welcome to a new milestone in Al Rajhi Bank’s 6-decade long career. We gather today, honored by the generous support given for a new building block in the capital’s architectural renaissance, a prominent sign for our beloved Riyadh, glorified in the Saudi Development contract organized by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, May Allah protect him, and his Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz; this is a historical moment for the national bank, which has moved forward and grown bigger in the shadow of a generous homeland, a supportive leadership, devoted founders and a qualified staff.

He also added: “We are pleased with this project, May Allah help us succeed to expand our understanding of the workplace, through possibilities that exceed the traditional ways and move to more comprehensive and modern understandings that look after the environment, employees’ health and fitness, and adds to their integration and productivity, all in a unique architectural landmark that provides the bank’s staff with a better working environment and customers with the best support.”

The Chairman of the Board of Directors presented the bank’s founding fathers, Sheikh Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al Rajhi, the first Chairman of the Board of Directors, Sheikh Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rajhi, former Chairman and first Managing Director, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al Rajhi, former member of the Board of Directors, May God have mercy on them all.

He also thanked former Minister of Finance, HE Mohamed bin Ali Aba Al-Khail, and Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Dr. Ibrahim Al-Assaf, for the continuous support received from the Ministry of Finance, and Minister of Finance, HE Mr. Mohamed Al-Jadan, in addition to Governors of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency Abdulaziz Al-Quraishi, Hamad Al-Sayari, Dr. Mohammed Al-Jasser, Dr. Fahd Al-Mobarak and Dr. Ahmed Al-Khulaifi, for their contribution to the bank and the banking sector as a whole.

Al Rajhi praised his first and oldest employees, who accompanied the bank’s journey and thanked their efforts and dedication, noting that the bank was adamant about their attendance on this precious occasion.

His Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Prince of Riyadh, inaugurated the tower by clicking on an electronic screen to watch, along with his dear companions, a video of the Tower, taken with the knowledge of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, pictures of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Crown Prince and His Highness, and festive lighting for the occasion.

Mr. Abdullah bin Sulaiman Al Rajhi presented His Highness the Crown Prince with a memorable gift on this occasion reiterating his thanks and appreciation for His Highness’s support of the bank’s inauguration. ​

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