FaceOf: Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Yousef, president of the Saudi Court of Grievances

Updated 12 September 2018
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FaceOf: Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Yousef, president of the Saudi Court of Grievances

  • Al-Yousef earned his bachelor’s degree in Sharia law from Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University

JEDDAH: Sheikh Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Yousef is the president of the Court of Grievances of Saudi Arabia and the chief of the Administrative Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia.

On Tuesday, Al-Yousef took part in a meeting covering several topics relating to the steering of the committee, as well as the general conference of the grievances secretaries league, an affiliate of the Jeddah-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

The meeting discussed the order of the grievances secretary generals’ organization, as well as arrangements for convening the organization’s management council, to be further discussed and approved by the general assembly next year. 

Al-Yousef earned his bachelor’s degree in Sharia law from Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, a Sharia college in Riyadh in 2000. He then obtained his master’s degree and his Ph.D. in the Supreme Jurisdiction Institute’s Law Department at Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh.

He served as a judge in the administrative judiciary, the commercial judiciary, the disciplinary judiciary and the criminal judiciary of the Board of Grievances.

Al-Yousef worked as a part-time lecturer in the private law department at the College of Law and Political Sciences at King Saud University. He also worked part-time in teaching the law diploma course at the Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University.


King Salman extends Saudi National Day break to Monday

Updated 23 September 2018
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King Salman extends Saudi National Day break to Monday

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered a one day extension to the National Day break.
The Kingdom's National Day, which is celebrated on Sept. 23, is a national holiday in Saudi Arabia. The additional day will mean that Monday is also an off day.