FaceOf: Prince Khalid bin Faisal bin Turki, Saudi ambassador to Jordan

Updated 12 June 2018
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FaceOf: Prince Khalid bin Faisal bin Turki, Saudi ambassador to Jordan

Prince Khalid bin Faisal bin Turki is the Saudi ambassador to Jordan. After receiving his primary, intermediate and secondary education at the Model Capital Institute in Riyadh, he attended both San Francisco State University and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals studying Industrial Management.

In 1981, he graduated with a degree in Social Sciences from King Saud University. After which he obtained training certificates in strategic planning and crisis management from Sweden and Egypt, as well as administrative courses at the Institute of Management in Jeddah.

As the current ambassador to Jordan, Prince Khalid reaffirmed that the recently concluded quartet summit meeting held in Makkah this week at an invitation of King Salman was done specifically to help Jordan overcome its current economic and financial crisis, and further confirms Saudi Arabia’s firm policy of supporting its brotherly countries whenever they come under pressure or distress for economic need.

Prince Khalid said the financial pledges that were signed at the Makkah summit came as a result of cooperation and coordination which the Kingdom, led by the king, is keen to achieve with its neighboring countries and its citizens.

Before becoming the Saudi ambassador to Jordan, Prince Khalid worked for the Saudi government for an extended period of time.

From 1984 to 1986 he worked in the Department of Citizen Affairs in the office of the Saudi ambassador in Washington. He was then head of the planning department of the strategic storage corporation, which was chaired by the late Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

He received the chairmanship of the development department of the foundation and then was the director of research and programs between 1990 and 2002. 


Muslim World League chief elected as president of LIU in Cairo

Updated 7 min 44 sec ago
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Muslim World League chief elected as president of LIU in Cairo

  • The organization’s operations focus on supporting scientific research in the field of Islamic studies, achieving convergence and integration among Islamic universities by monitoring their curricula
CAIRO: The League of Islamic Universities (LIU) elected Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League (MWL), as president at its 11th General Conference.
He received congratulations and warm wishes from prominent Islamic and political figures from throughout the Islamic world.
The conference discussed the amendment of some articles of LIU’s statutes and its working regulations, and approved the minutes of the last session held at Alexandria University last year.
LIU was established in 1969 and includes the largest universities from around the world.
The organization’s operations focus on supporting scientific research in the field of Islamic studies, achieving convergence and integration among Islamic universities by monitoring their curricula.
LIU is working to overcome the challenges facing the Muslim world particularly extremist ideology. In addition to its focus on the Muslim world, it has signed exchange and cooperation agreements with Western and Far Eastern universities in regard to cultural studies, intercultural dialogue and oriental studies.