1999 News Story

Serving military personnel to receive Centennial medal

Supreme Commander of the Saudi Armed Forces Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz has ordered that a special centennial medal be awarded to all officers, soldiers and students in all sectors of the military forces, whether with the Ministry of Defense and Aviation, the National Guard, the Ministry of the Interior, the Presidency of the General Intelligence Administration, or the Mujahadeen Service, who were actively serving on Shawwal 5, 1419, corresponding to January 22, 1999;  also, to all accredited military personnel at missions overseas.   Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz has seen to the approval of the required financial allocations for carrying out the royal order.