Saud bin Faisal bin
Abdulaziz Al Saud, also known as Saud Al Faisal (born 2
January 1940), has been the Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia
since 1975. He is the world's longest-serving Foreign
Saud bin Faisal was
born in Taif on 2 January 1940. He is the second son of the
late King Faisal and his wife Iffat Al-Thunayan. He is full
brother of Mohammed bin Faisal and Turki bin Faisal.
Married, and has three
sons and three daughters
Bachelor's Degree in Economics from University of Princeton,
New Jersey - USA in 1964, He speaks seven languages
including Arabic, English, French, Italian, German, Spanish
H.R.H joined the
Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources where he worked
as an economic advisor, and became a member in the Higher
Coordination Committee of the Ministry.
In 26/2/1386, he moved
to the General Organization for Petroleum and Mineral
Resources (Petromin) and became in charge of the Office of
Petroleum Relations which oversees the coordination between
the ministry and Petromin.
corresponding to 22/2/1970, H.R.H was appointed Deputy
Governor of Petromin for Planning Affairs.
corresponding to 15/6/1971, H.R.H was appointed Deputy
Minister of the Ministry of Petroleum.
corresponding to 13/10/1975, a Royal Decree was issued
appointing him as the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Vice President of the
Higher Media Council
Member of the Supreme
Managing Director of
the National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and
Due to his job as the Minister of Foreign Affairs, HRH was a
member in many Arab and Islamic committees such as; the Arab
Commission for Lebanon, Arab Solidarity Committee, Arab
Committee of Seven, the Commission on Jerusalem, and Arab
Tripartite Committee on Lebanon within the Foreign Ministers
of the Three Countries and other.