Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Activists on social media circulated an archival video clip of the Saudi Crown Prince, who they said dates back to 2007 during a graduation ceremony in the presence of King Salman bin Abdulaziz (who was the Prince of Riyadh at the time).
The leader of the blessed vision, His Highness, the Crown Prince, His Royal Highness Prince #Mohammed_bin_Salman at the graduate ceremony in 2007 (our minds will light the way, our determination will achieve the impossible, and our will will come with what is beautiful, we are half of the present and all of the future). May God preserve him and protect him and direct his steps for good. 🇸🇦 . https://t.co/goKTnmzS57
In the circulating video, Mohammed bin Salman said: “It is a great honor to present on behalf of my colleagues at this prestigious university. Our ceremony is the culmination of years of hard work, struggle, giving and giving in the pursuit of knowledge. With science, nations are built, and with science societies thrive.”
🇸🇦 Saying, seeing and doing with determination and wisdom 🇸🇦 His Highness, Crown Prince_Mohammed_Bin_Salman at the graduate ceremony in 2007: “Our minds will illuminate the way, and our determination will achieve the impossible, and our will will come with what is beautiful, for we are half of the present and all of the future.” 🇸🇦🇸🇦🇸🇦 https://t.co/YI7JYMdU1e
He continued, “How beautiful it is, sir (Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz) that we celebrate today honoring science and its people, represented by the young hands of our dear countrymen who were keen to make the most of what was made available to them of useful sciences to strive for the prosperity and elevation of the nation.”
#Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.. our pride.. our pride.. our happiness.. our prestige.. and the safety valve of our country. https://t.co/JqItZUPtdO
He added: “Sir, these graduates are a real wealth for the nation that preserves its gains and nurtures its interests. With God Almighty’s help, they have followed the path of goodness, giving, giving and development. They are the nation’s bond and protectors in a time of many changes. We are commanded at all times and places and under any circumstance.”
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