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Lubna Olayan Awarded Swedish Royal Order

His Majesty the King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustav awarded Ms. Lubna Olayan with the insignia of Member First Class of the Royal Order of the Polar Star, for contributions to the furthering of good relations between Sweden and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Ms. Olayan was presented with the award on May 8 at the residence of Swedish Amabassador Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt. The award highlights The Olayan Group's  longstanding relations with Swedish companies such as Atlas Copco and Scania, and prior business ties with Nitro Nobel and Electrolux.

Ms. Olayan's charitable and philanthropic endeavors were also praised.  Her involvement with organizations such as Al Fanar and the Arab Thought Foundation, as well as academic institutions such as INSEAD, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), and Effat College for Women were featured among her other accomplishments.

To read the full press release from the Swedish Embassy in Riyadh, please click here.