FaceOf: Prince Faisal bin Fahd bin Muqrin, deputy governor of Hail

Prince Faisal bin Fahd bin Muqrin has been deputy governor of Hail since February 2018. (Supplied)
Updated 07 January 2019
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FaceOf: Prince Faisal bin Fahd bin Muqrin, deputy governor of Hail

  • Prince Faisal holds a master’s degree in administration and a bachelor’s degree in general administration, both from King Saud University in Riyadh

Prince Faisal bin Fahd bin Muqrin has been deputy governor of Hail since February 2018, having previously served as a consultant at the General Department of Legal Affairs and International Cooperation at the Interior Ministry.
He represented the department among Saudi delegations participating in international forums and conferences, as well as in national and international committees.
He also worked as a researcher specializing in legal issues at the General Administration of Public Rights at the Interior Ministry.
Prince Faisal holds a master’s degree in administration and a bachelor’s degree in general administration, both from King Saud University in Riyadh.
He has also received training in international cooperation, foreign policy and digital transformation.
He visited the House of Hail at the 33rd Janadriyah Festival on Friday, inspecting pavilions that capture the region’s history and heritage.
Among the pavilions Prince Faisal inspected were those of the University of Hail, the region’s secretariat, and families who offer traditional food to visitors of the House of Hail.
He also visited the fine arts pavilion, an exhibition on important works by artists, craftsmen and jewelers from Hail, and pavilions that simulate the region’s historical houses.
Prince Faisal thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the success of the 33rd Janadriyah festival, saying it reflects the leadership’s keenness to introduce visitors to Saudi heritage and culture.


Around 3 million arrested for residency, labor violations in KSA

405,806 were transferred to their respective diplomatic missions to obtain travel documents. (SPA)
Updated 21 April 2019
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Around 3 million arrested for residency, labor violations in KSA

  • 1,227 Saudi citizens were arrested for harboring the violators against local laws, of which 50 are being detained, pending the completion of procedures

RIYADH: Nearly 3 million violators of residency, work and border security systems have been arrested in a year-long roundup, according to an official report.
Since the campaign began in November 2017, there have been 2,987,317 offenders, including 2,328,031 for violating residency regulations, 458,591 for labor violations and 200,695 for border violations, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The report said that 50,388 people were arrested while trying to cross the border into the Kingdom, 50 percent of whom were Yemeni citizens, 47 percent were Ethiopians and 3 percent were of other nationalities.
2,135 people were arrested for trying to cross the border into neighboring countries and 3,697 were arrested for involvement in transporting and harboring those violators. 1,227 Saudi citizens were arrested for harboring the violators against local laws, of which 50 are being detained, pending the completion of procedures.
Immediate penalties were imposed against 443,210 offenders; 405,806 were transferred to their respective diplomatic missions to obtain travel documents; 507,042 were transferred to complete their travel reservations; and 750,504 were deported.