Princess Maha bint Mishari Al-Saud, vice president of external relations and advancement at Alfaisal University

Princess Maha bint Mishari Al-Saud
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Updated 14 January 2020

Princess Maha bint Mishari Al-Saud, vice president of external relations and advancement at Alfaisal University

  • Princess Maha holds a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery from King Saud University’s College of Medicine in 1986

Princess Maha bint Mishari Al-Saud has been the vice president of external relations and advancement at Alfaisal University in Jeddah since 2014.
Princess Maha holds a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery from King Saud University’s College of Medicine in 1986. By 1993, she concluded her residency program at George Washington University Hospital for Internal Medicine.
A year later, she was certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a certification she still holds.
The princess has been a consultant in internal medicine and has been senior clinical scientist at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center since 1995, and used to be an assistant professor at the College of Medicine at Alfaisal University.
Between 2015 and 2019, she was governor of the American College of Physicians’ Saudi Arabia chapter, as well as a member of its global international council.
She represented Saudi women in the International Professional and Cultural Program of the People-to-People Congress, which was spearheaded by the head of the American College of Physicians in India.
The princess pioneered women’s enrollment at Alfaisal University in 2011 and continues to act as a director of the board of trustees and president of the advisory board on external relations.
She is currently running Taskforce 9 as lead co-chair of migration and young societies at G20 Saudi Arabia 2020.
Princess Maha is also the president of George Washington University Medical Alumni for Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region.
She has participated in many international conferences, from Kuwait to the US, representing Saudi Arabia in several fields in science, technology and engineering.


Saudi Arabia welcomes Egypt’s new initiative for Libya

Updated 47 min 34 sec ago

Saudi Arabia welcomes Egypt’s new initiative for Libya

  • The Kingdom urged both the LNA and the GNA to implement a cease-fire immediately
  • Saudi Arabia also urged both to start negotiating under the auspices of the UN in order to establish safety in Libya

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia welcomed Egypt’s new initiative for Libya and president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s call for a cease-fire in the country on Saturday.
The Kingdom also welcomed all international efforts aiming to stop the fighting in Libya and encouraged negotiations based on the initiative, called the “Cairo declaration,” and recommendations made at the Geneva and Berlin conferences on Libya.
The Kingdom urged both eastern commander Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) and the rival Government of National Accord (GNA) to implement a cease-fire immediately.
Saudi Arabia also urged both to start negotiating under the auspices of the UN in order to establish safety and security in Libya and protect it from foreign interference.