FaceOf: Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdul Aziz, executive director at the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee

Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdul Aziz
Updated 02 September 2018

FaceOf: Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdul Aziz, executive director at the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee

Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdul Aziz is the executive director of international relations for the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee since October 2017.
He is also the president’s adviser of Olympic Committees and Federations at the Union of Arab National Olympic Committees since November 2016, and a member of International Relations Commission at the union.
Prince Fahd also served as the president’s adviser of international relations at the Saudi Sports Authority between 2015 and 2017, and as a legal adviser to the general presidency and later as an international relations adviser at the General Presidency of Youth Welfare between 2007 and 2014.
He has a bachelor’s degree in law from King Saud University. He obtained an MBA in international relations from the University of Wales in 2012.
In 2015, he received an executive master’s degree in sports organization management from the Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium. He received his secondary education at Riyadh Schools for Boys and Girls and graduated in 2003.
The prince was the head of the Saudi delegation to the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, where Saudi athletes won one gold medal, two silver, and three bronze.
On Thursday, Prince Fahd held a meeting with Shaikha Hayat Al-Khalifa, member of the Bahraini National Olympic Committee, on the sidelines of athletic competitions at Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) stadium.


‘Absolutely silly’: Saudi FM refutes Amazon’s Bezos phone hacking claims

Updated 22 January 2020

‘Absolutely silly’: Saudi FM refutes Amazon’s Bezos phone hacking claims

DUBAI: The Saudi Arabian embassy in the USA has denied claims the Kingdom was behind the hacking of Amazon.com founder, Jeff Bezos’ phone, describing the accusation as “absurd.”

And speaking at Davos the Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said: “The idea that the Crown Prince would hack Jeff Bezos’ phone is absolutely silly.”

Bezo’s phone was hacked after receiving a WhatsApp message sent from the personal account of the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Describing the claims as “absurd” the tweet also called for an investigation into the claims “so that we can have all the facts out.”