Saudi Arabia’s FM meets with US, Indian ambassadors in Riyadh

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Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan met with the US ambassador to the Kingdom John Abizaid in Riyadh on Thursday. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan met with the US ambassador to the Kingdom John Abizaid in Riyadh on Thursday. (SPA)
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Also on Thursday, Prince Faisal met with the Indian ambassador Dr. Awsaf Saeed. (SPA)
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Also on Thursday, Prince Faisal met with the Indian ambassador Dr. Awsaf Saeed. (SPA)
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Updated 30 January 2020

Saudi Arabia’s FM meets with US, Indian ambassadors in Riyadh

  • Prince Faisal bin Farhan discussed international and regional situation with ambassadors

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan met with the US ambassador to the Kingdom John Abizaid in Riyadh on Thursday.

During the meeting, the two discussed global developments and the ongoing situation in the Middle East.

Also on Thursday, Prince Faisal met with the Indian ambassador Dr. Awsaf Saeed, who also spoke with the foreign minister about international issues as well as ways of enhancing relations between the Kingdom and India.

Both meetings were attending by the undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Political and Economic Affairs Dr. Adel bin Siraj Mardad.


Turki Al-Khalaif, CEO of Saudi Arabia’s Entrustment and Liquidation Center

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Turki Al-Khalaif, CEO of Saudi Arabia’s Entrustment and Liquidation Center

Turki Al-Khalaif has been CEO of the Entrustment and Liquidation Center (Infath) since December 2019.

He also worked as managing director at Infath from April 2019 to December 2019.

Al-Khalaif gained his bachelor’s degree in business administration from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, in 2003.

He received a high diploma in private equity from the London Business School in 2009 and an MBA in general management from the University of Hull in the UK in 2010.

Al-Khalaif also completed a master’s degree in investments analysis at the University of Stirling, Scotland, in 2011.

Before his current position, he worked as a financial analyst at Samba Financial Group, Alkhobar, from March 2003 to March 2004.

He also worked as an accounting assistance manager at Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries and Medical Appliances Corp., Qassim, between March 2004 and February 2009.

Al-Khalaif worked as a financial analyst at Morgan Stanley, Glasgow, between August 2010 and July 2011.

He also worked as CFO of the Warehousing & Logistics Services Co., Riyadh, from March 2013 to March 2015, and was an internal audit committee member and investment audit committee member from March 2013 to December 2017.

He was vice president of strategic and business development at Cayan Group in Riyadh and Dubai between March 2015 and January 2018.

Al-Khalaif was also ministerial adviser for the real estate contributions committee at the Ministry of Commerce and Investment, Riyadh, between October 2017 and October 2018.

He then became chief investment officer of the National Housing Co., Riyadh, from January 2018 to March 2019.