Prince Ahmad bin Fahd bin Salman, deputy governor of Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province

Prince Ahmad bin Fahd bin Salman
Updated 16 May 2019
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Prince Ahmad bin Fahd bin Salman, deputy governor of Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province

  • Prince Ahmad has many charitable and humanitarian interests in Saudi Arabia and other countries

Prince Ahmad bin Fahd bin Salman has been the deputy governor of Eastern Province since his appointment by royal decree in April 2017.

Previously, from 2014, he had worked in the political affairs department at the Saudi Embassy in London.

Prince Ahmad is the third grandson of King Salman. He has many charitable and humanitarian interests in Saudi Arabia and other countries and is a member of a number of charities and associations.

He holds honorary membership of the Disabled Children’s Association in Riyadh, is a development committee member of the Charity Committee for Orphans Care (Insan) and has been a board member and chairman of the Insan executive committee since 2013.

Prince Ahmad obtained a bachelor’s degree in law from King Saud University in 2007, and successfully completed a number of specialized courses in assets administration brokerage and investment banking from Jadwa Investment Co.

Recently, Prince Ahmad met Khaled Al-Zamel, deputy chairman of Benaa, the Charity Association for Orphans Care in the Eastern Province, accompanied by board members.

Al-Zamel briefed the prince on the second scientific camp for the Kingdom’s orphans, “Mesbar 2,” organized by the association with the participation of 20 other groups from throughout the Kingdom.

The camp took place recently at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, in Dhahran, with the participation of 80 orphans. Prince Ahmad lauded the role of the association in strengthening the characters of the orphans to enable them to contribute to the future development of their country.

Al-Zamel expressed his sincere thanks to Prince Ahmad for supporting the association, stressing his support had helped Benaa to achieve many successes and obtain a number of awards for excellence in orphans service.


King Salman speaks to China’s Xi on the telephone

Updated 20 September 2019

King Salman speaks to China’s Xi on the telephone

  • Xi told King Salman that China condemned an attack on the country’s oil facilities
  • He also called on all parties to avoid taking steps that would escalate the situation

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman spoke to Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, Saudi Press Agency reported. 
Xi told King Salman that China condemned the attacks on Aramco oil facilities that took place on Sept. 14 and called on all parties to avoid taking steps that would escalate the situation. 

He added that the attack is a “serious violation of the security and stability of Saudi Arabia,” and that China stands with the Kingdom.

The Chinese president also thanked King Salman for the positive measures Saudi Arabia has taken to ensure the continuation of oil supplies.