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"Saud Al Awtan" A conference in memory of HRH

Prince Saud Al-Faisal

24 - 26 April 2016, Saudi Arabia

Prince Saud Al-Faisal

About Prince Saud Al-Faisal

His Royal Highness, Late Prince Saud bin Faisal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, also known as HRH Prince Saud AlFaisal, was born in Taif city, Saudi Arabia, in 1940. He received his primary, preparatory, and secondary education at the Taif Exemplary School and continued his education at Princeton University in New Jersey, USA, from where he graduated with a degree in economics in 1964.

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About Prince Saud Al-Faisal

His Royal Highness, Late Prince Saud bin Faisal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, also known as HRH Prince Saud AlFaisal, was born in Taif city, Saudi Arabia, in 1940. He received his primary, preparatory, and secondary education at the Taif Exemplary School and continued his education at Princeton University in New Jersey, USA, from where he graduated with a degree in economics in 1964.

HRH Prince Saud AlFaisal joined the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, where he served as an economic consultant and a member of the ministry’s supreme coordination committee. In 1966, he moved to the General Organization of Petroleum and Minerals (Petromin) where he took charge of the petroleum relations office and assumed responsibility for coordinating relations between the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and Petromin. In 1971, HRH was appointed Vice Principal of planning affairs at Petromin and then Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources.

Prince Saud then joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he worked side by side with Omar Al Saqqaf, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs at the time. Following the death of Al Saqqaf, Prince Saud became the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs for seven months in 1975 until a royal decree appointed him Minister of Foreign Affairs.

In 2014, Prince Saud was appointed State Minister by a royal decree issued by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. He was also appointed Cabinet member, special advisor to the King and representative of the King as well as Head of Foreign Affairs, until his passing on July 9, 2015.

As Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prince Saud AlFaisal served on several Arab committees, such as the Arab Committee specialized in Lebanese matters, the Arab Solidarity Committee, the Septuplet Arab Committee, the Jerusalem Committee, and the Tripartite Arab Committee for Lebanon (as one of the three countries’ Ministers of Foreign Affairs), among many others. HRH also led the Saudi delegation at many summits and international meetings on behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. In his forty-year tenure as Minister of Foreign Affairs, HRH Prince Saud AlFaisal headed the Saudi Arabian delegation at Arab and Muslim Ministers of Foreign Affairs’ meetings, as well as the annual UN General Assembly meetings.

Prince Saud Al-Faisal also assumed many responsibilities and assignments during his lifelong time of service. Including Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Media Council, member of the Supreme Petroleum Council, and Managing Director of the Saudi Wildlife Authority (SWA).

Prince Saud AlFaisal's Family:

HRH the late Prince Saud AlFaisal was married to Princess AlJawhara bint Faisal bin Abdullah bin Abdulrahman bin Faisal bin Turki bin Abdullah Al Saud. He had six children, three boys and three girls:

  • HRH Princess Haifa bint Saud bin Faisal Al Saud
  • HRH Prince Muhammad bin Saud bin Faisal Al Saud
  • HRH Prince Khalid bin Saud bin Faisal Al Saud
  • HRH Princess Lana bint Saud bin Faisal Al Saud
  • HRH Princess Reem bint Saud bin Faisal Al Saud
  • HRH Prince Fahd bin Saud bin Faisal Al Saud
Opening Ceremony Private Invitations
  The Arrival of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
  National Anthem
  Opening and Recitation from the Holy Qur’an
  Speech of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
  Welcome Speech of HRH Prince Mohammad Al-Faisal
  Speech of HRH Prince Khalid Al-Faisal
  Documentary on HRH Prince Saud Al-Faisal
  Dinner in Honor of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
  National Anthem
Saud Al-Faisal: Academic and Professional Journey
10:30 AM–12:00 Noon Venue 1: Saud Al-Faisal and the Path to Development
 
  • HE Dr. Muhammad Sulaiman Al-Jasser (Moderator)
  • HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz
  • HE Eng. Ali bin Ibrahim Al-Naimi
  • HE Dr. Abdulaziz Hamed Abu Znada
Venue 2: Saud Al-Faisal: The Foreign Minister:
 
  • HE Dr. Yousef bin Trad Al-Saadoun (Moderator)
  • HH Ambassador Prince Dr. Turki bin Mohammad bin Saud
  • HH Ambassador Prince Khalid bin Saud bin Khalid
  • HE Dr. Nizar bin Obaid Madani
  • HE Dr. Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Jandan
Venue 3: Economic Vision:
 
  • HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz (Moderator)
  • HE Mr. Mohammed Abalkhail
  • HE Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, Minister of Finance
  • HE Dr. Abdullah bin Ibrahim AlGowaiz
Duhr Prayer Break 12:00–12:30 PM
The Diplomatic Achievements of Prince Saud Al-Faisal
12:30–2:00 PM Venue 1: Achieving Peace in Lebanon:
 
  • HE Dr. Nizar bin Obaid Madani (Moderator)
  • HE Amine Gemayel, Former President of the Lebanese Republic
  • HE Fouad AlSanuora, Former Prime Minister of the Lebanese Republic
  • HE General Dr. Mohammad Al-Otaibi
Venue 2: Liberating Kuwait
 
  • Shaikh Dr. Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah (Moderator)
  • HE Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani
  • HE Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Saeed
  • HE Dr. Ambassador Abdulaziz bin Ibrahim Al-Fayez, Saudi Ambassador to Kuwait
Venue 3:Saudi Contribution to Regional Stability:
 
  • HE Dr. Anwar Mohammad Gargash (Moderator)
  • HE Mr. Taher Al-Masri, Former Prime Minister
  • HE Dr. Saleh AlManea
  • HE Dr. Radwan El-Sayed
Venue 4:Women Empowerment in Saudi Foreign policy:
 
  • HE Ambassador Osama Nuqli (Moderator)
  • HE Ambassador Sultan bin Abdullah Al-Sultan
  • HE Dr. Thoraya Ahmed Obaid
  • Dr. Samar Alsaggaf
  • Ms. Manal Bandar Al-Otaibi
Lunch 2:00 PM
Forever Present A Lecture About HRH Saud Al-Faisal
7:00–7:45 PM HE Adel al-Jubeir, Saudi Foreign Minister
Isha Prayer Break 7:45–8:00 PM
My Memories with Saud Al-Faisal
8:00–9:00 PM Speakers
 
  • HE Dr. Saleh Abdulrahman AlManea (moderator)
  • Dr. Abdulaziz Hamid Abu Zinadah
  • Dr. Saud Al Shawaf
  • HE Ambassador Sultan Al-Sayegh
Dinner 9:00 PM
The Political Vision of Saud Al-Faisal
10:30–12:00 PM Venue 1: The Journey of the GCC:
 
  • HE Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmad Al-Khalifa (Moderator)
  • HE Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan
  • HE Jamil Al-Hejailan
  • HE Mr. Abdullah Bisharah
Venue 2: The Arab League:
 
  • HE Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah, Former Foreign Minister of Qatar (Moderator)
  • HE Mr. Amr Mousa
  • HE Dr. Nabil Elaraby
  • HE Ambassador Ahmad Abdulaziz Qattan
Venue 3: Cooperation and Solidarity among Muslim Nations:
 
  • HRH Prince Khalid bin Saud Al-Faisal (Moderator)
  • HE Mr. Iyad bin Amin Madani
  • HE Dr. Mustafa Othman Ismail
  • HE Dr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu
Venue 4: Combating Extremism and Counter Terrorism:
 
  • HE Mr. Sulaiman Majed Al-Shahin (Moderator)
  • HH Ambassador Prince Dr.Turki bin Mohammad bin Saud
  • HE Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani
Duhr Prayer Break 12:00–12:30 PM
The Palestinian Cause
12:30–2:00 PM HE Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohieddin Khoja (Moderator)
HRH Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz
HE Dr. Salam Fayyad, Former Prime Minister
HE Dr. Nabil Shaath
HE Dr. Abdulaziz bin Othman bin Sagr
Closing Ceremony - Lunch
2:00 PM Honoring Sponsors

Location

The Ritz Carlton,
Riyadh
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