Talal Ajlan Alajlan, chief executive officer of the National Center for Family Business

Talal Ajlan Alajlan
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Updated 01 September 2020

Talal Ajlan Alajlan, chief executive officer of the National Center for Family Business

  • Alajlan obtained a bachelor’s degree in law at King Saud University in 1996. Alajlan did a chartered financial planner course from the Dalhousie University in Canada

Talal Ajlan Alajlan is the chief executive officer of the National Center for Family Business (NCFB).
He has over 18 years of experience in the banking and investment sector.
Before joining the NCFB, Alajlan held numerous senior management positions such as the deputy general director of the enablement and creativity sector at the Human Resources Development Fund, CEO of Al-Nakhla Real Estate Development Co., and the vice president of business development and strategy at Emcor Saudi Arabia.
He obtained a bachelor’s degree in law at King Saud University in 1996. Alajlan did a chartered financial planner course from the Dalhousie University in Canada.
Alajlan designed, developed, and executed enablement initiatives and programs such as (Qurrah, Wusool) to support Saudi women and empower them to enter the workforce and sustain their jobs.
He also provided enablement solutions to support small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurs through different programs.
In addition to being a board member of several companies, Alajlan is a member of the Saudi Economy Association.
According to him, “Saudi Arabia is living a great transformation toward different aspects of life, starting from enabling the young population all the way to build one of the strongest economies in the world.”


DiplomaticQuarter: EU envoy wants increased cooperation with Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition

Updated 29 October 2020

DiplomaticQuarter: EU envoy wants increased cooperation with Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition

  • The IMCTC is an alliance of 41 countries that forms a pan-Islamic unified front in the global fight against terrorism

RIYADH: Patrick Simonnet, head of the EU delegation to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Oman, recently visited the headquarters of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) in Riyadh.

IMCTC Secretary-General Maj. Gen. Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Moghedi received the EU diplomat and the accompanying delegation. Al-Moghedi briefed the visiting dignitaries about the coalition’s goals, achievements and the initiatives it has taken to fight terrorism in different forms.

He said the coalition represents an integrated system of intellectual and media initiatives and also aims to fight terror financing to effectively root out this menace. The IMCTC chief said the coalition aims to enhance cooperation and coordination among member states.

Simonnet said the EU looks forward to enhance cooperation with the Islamic military alliance in different fields.

Al-Moghedi also presented the EU ambassador with a memento.

The IMCTC is an alliance of 41 countries that forms a pan-Islamic unified front in the global fight against terrorism and violent extremism.

In coordination with the relevant authorities in the member countries, it promotes best practices, advances legal, regulatory, and operational frameworks, and facilitates information sharing to curb terror financing.

It also aims to assist member countries to enhance their military capabilities to fight terrorism.

The intellectual aspect specializes in preserving the universal message of Islam, promoting the values of moderation, tolerance and the preparation of targeted messages to counter radical ideology.

The media side is based on producing digital, media and other informative content to refute the rhetoric and claims of terrorist organizations and extremists.