Largest Foreign Investor in the United States Leads the Way on World Autism Awareness Day

Iconic Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia 'Lights it up Blue'

Apr 01, 2010, 23:06 ET from Kingdom Holding Company

NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingdom Holding Company, Chaired by HRH Prince Al Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud today lit the iconic Kingdom Tower, in Riyadh blue to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day.

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Prince Al Waleed bin Talal, who is the largest foreign investor in the United States, [investments include, AOL, Apple, Citibank, Newscorp, and the Four Seasons Hotels] lent his support to the 'Autism Speaks' global Light It Up Blue campaign to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day and Autism Awareness Month. Autism is only the third medical disorder after Aids and diabetes to have a world awareness day.

Kingdom Tower is taller than the Empire State building, and the only building in the Middle East to recognize this important day.

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