The Order of Merit of the Portuguese Republic was awarded to the poet Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain in a grand celebration that included globally influential personalities.
April 8, 2018
In a grand celebration that encompassed a number of influential global figures, His Excellency the President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, awarded the Order of Merit of the Republic of Portugal to the poet Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain. This recognition was bestowed in appreciation of his role in promoting a culture of peace worldwide and for his efforts in fostering communication among peoples.
The honoring ceremony took place in the city of Lisbon, with the presence of a significant number of political and intellectual figures. The President of Portugal personally presented Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain with the Order of the Republic, commending his contributions towards establishing a culture of peace through his endeavors.
In response, the Chairman of the Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Cultural Foundation stated that this initiative serves as an encouragement for the Foundation's ongoing efforts in presenting peace programs. Albabtain expressed his gratitude and appreciation for this recognition, which he described as a conscious acknowledgment from decision-makers.
Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain had presented his book "Contemplations for Peace" to the President of Portugal. The book includes seven principles for achieving just peace around the world.
The Chairman of Albabtain Cultural Foundation, the poet Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, delivered a speech at the international conference on "Higher Education in Emergency Situations," held in Portugal, coinciding with the honor he received from the President of Portugal.