2002 News Story

Prince Nayef announced topics for Islamic Prize

Minister of Interior Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, who also chairs the committee for the international prize in his name to be awarded for Islamic studies, has announced that the topics for the first year's prize of SR 500,000 [U.S. $ 143,885] will be human rights and dialogue with opposing views as reflected in the Sunnah [words and deeds] of the Prophet; the aim of punishment in Islam; and the contemporary course of dawa (the call to Islam.)