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

Prince Ahmad bin Fahd bin Salman
Updated 16 May 2019

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 receives closing statement of the Science Group Summit

Saudi Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, right, receives the closing statement of the S20 group from its chair Dr. Anas bin Faris Al-Fares. (SPA)
Updated 29 September 2020

King Salman receives closing statement of the Science Group Summit

  • The closing statement of the meeting included 10 recommendations, which will be submitted to the G20 heads of state

On behalf of King Salman, Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah on Monday received the closing statement of the Science Group Summit (S20) from the group’s chair, Dr. Anas bin Faris Al-Fares, who is also the president of King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology, after a virtual meeting.
Several scientific organizations from the G20 countries took part in the meeting, which was hosted by Saudi Arabia. The S20 group focuses on future health, a circular economy and the digital revolution. The meeting stressed the importance of making decisions based on scientific facts supported by data.
The closing statement of the meeting included 10 recommendations, which will be submitted to the G20 heads of state. More than 180 scholars participated in drafting the recommendation. They called for increasing the level of preparedness in the wake of a pandemic. They also recommended consolidating advanced treatment and precision medical research with a particular focus on keeping the costs affordable and treatments accessible to all.
The group also stressed the need to devise policies to face challenges arising from demographic shifts. One of the recommendations includes development of an integrated approach to the extraction of natural resources.
They also urged the relevant authorities to consolidate recycling systems to curb carbon emissions.