Prince Mansour bin Miteb bin Abdul Aziz is a minister of state, member of the Council of Ministers, and adviser to King Salman. He was formerly the minister of municipal and rural affairs of Saudi Arabia from 2009 to 2014.
On behalf of King Salman, Prince Mansour was in Ankara on Monday, attending the inauguration ceremony of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as he embarked on a new term as president of Turkey. During his meeting with Erdogan, he conveyed King Salman’s congratulations and best wishes on this celebratory electoral occasion.
Prince Mansour was born in 1952. His father is one of King Abdul Aziz’s sons, Prince Miteb bin Abdul Aziz.
Prince Mansour received all of his higher education degrees abroad in the US at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
He first attained his bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1976, after which he earned his master’s degree in 1979, as well as his Ph.D. in public administration in 1986.
In 1987, upon returning to Saudi Arabia, Prince Mansour was appointed as an assistant professor at King Saud University. The following year, in 1988, he served as the director of the research center in the College of Administrative Sciences.
Later in 1995, he became an associate professor in the Department of Public Administration.
Prince Mansour was appointed chairman of the General Commission for Municipal Elections in late 2004. After that, he served as the deputy minister of municipal and rural affairs from 2006 to 2009.
His term ended on Jan. 29, 2015, and he was subsequently appointed minister of state. Along with his responsibilities as a minister, he is an adviser to King Salman.