FaceOf: Mohammed bin Talal Al-Nahhas, governor of the Saudi Public Pension Agency

Updated 10 September 2018
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FaceOf: Mohammed bin Talal Al-Nahhas, governor of the Saudi Public Pension Agency

JEDDAH: Mohammed bin Talal Al-Nahhas has served as governor of the Public Pension Agency since his appointment in August 2016 upon a royal decree.

He is also a member of the board of directors at petrochemical manufacturing company SABIC, as well as the risk and sustainability and the remuneration and nomination committees.

Recently, he led his country’s delegation at the 116th session of the International Society for Social Security in Geneva.

Al-Nahhas has more than 30 years’ experience in banking, business development, and administration. He holds a bachelor’s degree in administration from King Saud University in Riyadh, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan Executive Business Administration Program in the US.

He is also the chairman of a public pension agency-owned company, AI-Raidah Investment Company, and the auditing and risk committee at AI-Raidah Investment.

Al-Nahhas has held several prestigious positions in the banking field, including general manager of branches of Al-Inma Bank, and regional manager of the central region branches of SAMBA Financial Group.

He also played an important role in launching and operating the largest Islamic banking network in the Kingdom and the Middle East.

In addition, Al-Nahhas is an executive member of the International Social Security Association (ISSA), a leading global organization that brings together institutions, bodies and government departments that manage any form of social security.

ISSA was founded in 1927 under the auspices of the International Labor Organization and it includes 322 organizations from 156 countries.


KSA and allies to begin joint military maneuvers in Eastern Province on Saturday

Updated 13 min 51 sec ago
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KSA and allies to begin joint military maneuvers in Eastern Province on Saturday

  • Gulf Shield 10 will be one of the largest military exercise in the region both in terms of the number of forces and participating countries, and wide experience and quality of arms
  • The Gulf Shield forces command is also participating in the exercise, along with forces from the National Guards and Border Guards

JEDDAH: The joint maneuver Gulf Shield 10 will begin on Saturday in the Eastern Province with the participation of military forces from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries along with Saudi forces.
The massive exercise is considered one of the largest in the region both in terms of the number of forces and participating countries, and wide experience and quality of arms.
It aims to preserve security and stability in GCC countries by tackling the sources of instability and danger, training on the command and control’s procedures of the participating Gulf forces, modernizing the joint mechanisms and measures of military and security agencies and promoting coordination, cooperation and integration as well as joint security.
Land, air, sea and air defense forces from participating countries are taking part in the maneuver, along with Saudi forces such as the Royal Saudi Land Forces, the Royal Saudi Air Forces, the Air Defense Forces and the Saudi Royal Naval Forces.
The Gulf Shield forces command is also participating in the exercise, along with forces from the National Guards and Border Guards.
Gulf Shield 10 is one of the largest exercises in the region and is considered part of a comprehensive strategic vision by the Saudi Defense Ministry that aims to promote security and military readiness under different circumstances, to preserve stability and security in the Arab Gulf and the world.