Muhammad bin Fahd


Muhammad bin Fahd
Muhammad bin Fahd Al Saud
House of Saud
Muhammad bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz al Saud

Muhammad bin Fahd bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud (Arabic: الأمير محمد بن فهد بن عبدالعزيز السعود‎) (born 1951) is Governor of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. He is a business partner of Al-Bilal Trading Company - a major conglomerate associated with construction and imports.[1]

Contents

Early life and education

He was born in Riyadh in January 1951.[2]

He went to Al Asimah elite school in Riyadh. After high school, he went to University of California at Santa Barbara in the United States. He majored in international relations.

In early 1984, he became Assistant Minister of Interior.

He was mentored by his uncles — Interior Minister Prince Nayef and Prince Ahmed. In a relatively small span of time, he became Acting Governor of the Eastern Province.

Governor of Eastern Province

In 1985, he officially became Governor of the Eastern Province.

In the midst of the Arab Spring in 2011, he arranged several meetings with local elders and community leaders in Qatif to encourage them to prevent young people from protesting.[3]

The Prince Muhammad Prize for Scholastic Achievement and Prince Muhammad bin Fahd University in Al Khobar are both named in his honor.

Personal life

His father is King Fahd. His mother, Princess Alanoud bint Abdul-Aziz bin Musaid, is from the Bin Jiluwi branch of the Al Saud. He is married to a daughter of Prince Nayef. He has three sons and three daughters.

References

  1. ^ Kechichian, Joseph A. Succession in Saudi Arabia. New York: Palgrave, 2001. Print.
  2. ^ Kechichian, Joseph A. (2001). Succession in Saudi Arabia. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 76. ISBN 9780312238803. http://books.google.com/books?id=79Fs5bLPgBYC&pg=PA76. Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
  3. ^ Spindle, Bill. "Saudi Protesters Step Back—for Now." Wsj.com. Wall Street Journal, 27 May 2011. Web. 27 May 2011. [1].

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Muhammad bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud — * Fahd ibn Muhammad * Bandar ibn Muhammad * Badr ibn Muhammad * Sa d ibn Muhammad * Abdullah ibn Muhammad * Abd al Aziz ibn MuhammadMuhammad bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (1910 1988)( ar. محمد بن عبد العزيز ال سعود) was a member of the House of Saud and …   Wikipedia

  • Muhammad bin Abdul-Rahman — bin Faisal Al Saud House of Saud Muhammad bin Abdul Rahman bin Faisal bin Turki bin Abdullah Al Saud Al Saud Offspring Khalid Fahd Sa d Saud Abdullah Abdul Aziz Bandar Salman Faisal Muhammad bin Abdul Rahman (died 1943) …   Wikipedia

  • Muhammad bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud — محمد بن عبد العزيز ال سعود Muhammad bin Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud House of Saud Muhammad bin Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman bin Faisal bin Turki bin Abdullah Al Saud Offspring Fahd Bandar Badr Sa d Abdullah Abdul Aziz Muhammad bin Abdul… …   Wikipedia

  • Muhammad bin Abd al-Rahman — * Khalid bin Muhammad * Fahd bin Muhammad * Sa d bin Muhammad * Saud bin Muhammad * Abdallah bin Muhammad * Abd al Aziz bin Muhammad * Bandar bin Muhammad * Salman bin Muhammad * Faisal bin MuhammadMuhammad was the son of Abd al Rahman ibn Faisal …   Wikipedia

  • Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University — is abbreviated by PMU,( Arabic: جامعة الأمير محمد بن فهد ) is a new private university in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. The school is named after Prince Muhammad bin Fahd, governor of the Eastern Province.Infobox University name = Prince Mohammad bin… …   Wikipedia

  • Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium — is a multi use stadium in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. It is currently used mostly for football matches, and is the home of Al Ittifaq. The stadium has a capacity of 35,000 people. It is named after Muhammad bin Fahd, who is a member of the Saudi… …   Wikipedia

  • Fahd of Saudi Arabia — King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, (1921 August 1, 2005) was the King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Head of the House of Saud as well as Prime Minister. One of thirty six sons of Saudi founder Ibn Saud, and the …   Wikipedia

  • Fahd Salih Sulayman Al Jutayli — Infobox WoT detainees subject name = Fahd Salih Sulayman Al Jutayli image size = image caption = date of birth = Birth year and age|1983 place of birth = Burayada, Saudi Arabia date of death = place of death = detained at = Guantanamo id number …   Wikipedia

  • Bin Laden family — Bin Laden Bin Ladin Current region Arabian Peninsula Information Place of origin Yemen Notable members Osama bin Laden see Family members …   Wikipedia

  • Muhammad al-Durrah incident — Muhammad al Durrah incident …   Wikipedia


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.