Khoja to be honored by AUB Alumni


Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Abdul Aziz Khoja arrived in Lebanon today to to attend Thursday’s forum on the Taif Accord that will be chaired by MP Bahia Hariri.

Khoja will be honored during a ceremony by The American University of Beirut Alumni on February 12 at the Phoenicia Hotel as their chosen man of the year for 2009.

Khoja , who was the former Saudi ambassador to Lebanon said on arrival: I am always honored to be in Lebanon … Lebanon treated me well when I was the ambassador here ..I love this beautiful country and its friendly people.

The Saudi minister is considered one of the most prominent poets in modern Saudi literature. He has several collections of poetry and published poems, in addition to some scientific writings in the fields of chemistry and reaction mechanism.



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