In a social night gathering in the presence of His Excellency the Umm Al-Qura University Vice President, Prof. Farid bin Ali Al-Ghamdi, and the acting Dean of the College, Dr. Tawfiq bin Idris Al-Bakri, the College Vice Deans, Dr. Murdi bin Gharmullah Al-Zahrani, and Dr. Talal bin Aqeel Al-Khairi, Their Excellencies the heads of the departments, and faculty members, the former Dean of the College of Education, Dr. Ali Al-Matrafi, was lionized and honored, after the end of his term as dean of the college.
His Excellency Dr. Tawfiq bin Idris al-Bakri opened the honoring ceremony. On behalf of the council of the College of Education and the college community, he expressed his thanks and appreciation for the great eventful career path of His Excellency Dr. Al-Matrafi, which resulted in the development of the administrative and academic environment at the College of Education. At the university level, his efforts are crystal clear, through many years of sincere and continuous giving in a university environment that advocates togetherness, harmony, and fruitful cooperation. Dr. Tawfiq appreciated the efforts of His Excellency the Ex-Dean over the recent period.
The audience presented a token of acknowledgement and love to His Excellency Dr. Al-Matrafi, praying to Allah, the Almighty, to grant him good health and wellness.
Dr. Al-Matrafi expressed his deep appreciation for this honoring, and his great appreciation for the noble audience, assuring his readiness to serve the university in any position or mission entrusted to him, and wishing success and fulfillment to the College of Education and its subsequent administrations.