The King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives

  title={The King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives},
  author={Fahd Al-Semmari},
  journal={Middle East Studies Association Bulletin},
  pages={45 - 46}
  • Fahd Al-Semmari
  • Published 2001
  • History
  • Middle East Studies Association Bulletin
The King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives (KAFRA) (Arabic title: Darat al-Malik Abdulaziz) was established in 1972 with the aim of preserving the history of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, along with its geography, literature, thought, and architecture. The Foundation is an independent academic establishment governed by a board of directors, chaired by HRH Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. Its funds are based on project returns, investment activities, government funds, and private… 
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