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Prince Bandar Bin Khalid al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz

Riyadh – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Wednesday appointed Prince Bandar Bin Khalid al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz as adviser to the Royal Court.

Prince Bandar is the eldest son of Prince Khaled al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz, the advisor of King Salman and the Emir of Mecca.

He contributed with his father to the establishment of the “Arab Thought Foundation” – which is one of the most prominent cultural organizations in the region that aims to achieve Arab cultural solidarity and promote the identity of the Arab civilization and its openness to the world through creative programs and initiatives.

Prince Bandar heads the administrative board of the “Arab Thought Foundation” – which he describes as a platform for creativity that encourages innovative ideas and pilot initiatives.

He graduated from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), where he specialized in Computer Science.

The prince’s journey to economic and administrative excellence reached new horizons when he pursued his studies in the United States and received a Master’s Degree from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Massachusetts.

He later returned to his home country, where he actively engaged in the public sector, by serving as member in several administrative boards in companies inside Saudi Arabia and abroad.

Prince Bandar is currently the chairman of Assir Establishment for Press and Publishing, which issues Al-Watan Saudi daily.

His interest in the media stretches beyond mere knowledge, as he is the founder of many brands in the media.

He was prominent in honoring Saudi companies and institutions through the media door, through an annual list that is supervised by his institution.