JAMMU: The first Saudi Arabian Director of Bollywood, writer and poetess Sameera Aziz is conferred with the Royal Title of Princess in Sultanate of Buayan Darussalam in General Santos, which is the southernmost city in the Philippines. She is a famous Business woman and media personality in Saudi Arabia. According to the royal invitation to the Princess Sameera Aziz, The Royal House of Sultanate of Buayan Darussalam held its General Assembly on April 22-23, 2017 at Mt. Sabrina Hotel and resort in General Santos with the theme: The Prospects of Federalism Among The Bangsamoro Communities for Just and Dignified Peace & Development. The grand event was attended by the Bangsamoro’s High Ranking Officials, and other National figures of the Philippine government like Presidential Advisor Sec. Jesus Dureza.
“Love and respect is always precious and I am lucky for constantly receiving this valuable treasure from world, thanks to my media activities. It’s an honour for me to be titled as 'Princess of Sultanate of Buayan' in Philippines. It has been my passion to be a bridge between my country Saudi Arabia and the rest of the world. This title of ‘Princess’ is a great satisfaction of my passion.
For me, the biggest achievement is to be the Princess of hearts, and I am feeling that I won the hearts which led me today here to become the Princess by title. I believe ‘With great power comes great responsibility.’ And, I believe on fulfilling my responsibilities. Thank you so much for considering and honouring me. This is the great beginning of dignified relationship of humanity, peace & development with smiles,” said Princess Sameera Aziz.
Princess Sameera Aziz was born in Saudi Arabia and her forefathers belonged to Lucknow India. Therefore, she kept herself connected with Urdu language and her 3 books are published. Her widow mother brought her up with hardships. After her marriage at the teenage, she continued her higher studies and became a media icon in Saudi Arabia. She became the part of production of some films in women rights and currently she is making the first ever Saudi film in Bollywood which will be shot in Jeddah.
Moreover, engaged as a Chairperson of her Group of Companies besides some other media activities, Sameera Aziz has a considerable fan following from Filipino community. Therefore, The Royal House of Sultanate of Buayan Darussalam decided to recognise and confer her with the royal title of Princess. There are more than one million citizens of Philippine nationality working in Saudi Arabia and their population in Middle East is existed around 679,819. Despite the continuing decline of oil prices in global markets over the recent period, the Saudi Embassy in Manila, issues at least 1,000 work visas daily for Filipino applicants.