FaceOf: Prince Saud bin Khalid Al-Faisal, deputy governor of Madinah

Prince Saud is president of the National Competitiveness Center (NCC), which was established by SAGIA in December 2010.
Updated 02 December 2018
0

FaceOf: Prince Saud bin Khalid Al-Faisal, deputy governor of Madinah

  • Prince Saud received his bachelor’s degree in finance from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in 2001

Prince Saud bin Khalid Al-Faisal has been deputy governor of Madinah since May 2017. He is also deputy governor for investment affairs at the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), and a board member at the Saudi Industrial Property Authority (MODON).
He is vice chairman of joint economic commissions between Saudi Arabia and Switzerland, Russia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Greece, Azerbaijan and Senegal.
Prince Saud is also president of the National Competitiveness Center (NCC), which was established by SAGIA in December 2010.
He received his bachelor’s degree in finance from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in 2001.
He was a financial analyst at Saudi Aramco from May 2001 to July 2008, chief financial officer for investment affairs at SAGIA and the NCC from July 2008 to January 2009, and chief operating officer for investment affairs at SAGIA and the NCC from January 2009 to December 2010.
On Saturday, Prince Saud sponsored the closing ceremony of the first phase of the Arabic Calligraphy Center in Madinah, an initiative of Tatweer Co. for Educational Services.
The ceremony was attended by Nasser Al-Abdulkareem, director of education in Madinah, Dr. Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Qahtani, Tatweer’s general director of the student activities and community sector, and Saeed bin Mohsen Al-Turki, director of Tatweer’s life skills program.
Prince Saud visited the center and the accompanying art exhibition at the Dar Al-Qalam educational complex, where he saw a visual presentation of the center’s first phase.


KSRelief deputy: KSA has donated $1bn for refugee relief

KSRelief and OECD-DAC officials’ meeting aims to tackle the challenges posed to refugee relief around the globe. (SPA)
Updated 4 min 4 sec ago
0

KSRelief deputy: KSA has donated $1bn for refugee relief

Dr. Aqeel Al-Ghamdi, assistant supervisor general of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), said that Saudi Arabia has donated a sum of $1 billion in the past decade to help refugees around the world. 

Al-Ghamdi’s statement was made during a meeting in Paris with high-level officials of the Development Assistance Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD-DAC). 

“KSA has invested the sum in financing over 156 humanitarian and relief projects around the world. $239.7 million was donated to the UN Refugee agency UNHCR, in addition to relief projects dedicated to 561,000 Yemeni refugees to Saudi Arabia, 262,000 Syrian refugees and 249,000 Rohingya Burmese Muslim refugees,” Al-Ghamdi said. 

He pointed out that the Kingdom provides various free health and education services to foreign residents, in addition to free access to the labor market and free mobility everywhere in Saudi Arabia. 

Al-Ghamdi, who headed the Saudi delegation to Paris, held meetings on developing cooperation to tackle the challenges posed to refugee relief around the globe.