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 Prince Turki Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz
 ( Published On Monday 21 November 2016, 21 Safar 1438, Time: 13:3)

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HRH Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz was born on 21 October 1971/ 01 Ramadhan 1391H.

Before being appointed as Governor of Riyadh Province by a generous royal decree, HRH was the deputy governor of Riyadh Province.

Education

HRH prince Turki bin Abdullah began his higher education at King Faisal Air Academy. Then he went to the United States to continue his education, and graduated from Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. He was also trained at King Fahd Air Base in Taif. Then he attended a course of command and staff at Joint Command College in the United Kingdom and received a master's degree in military science. He also holds a master's degree in strategic studies, which he obtained from the University of Wales. HRH Prince Turki is a PhD candidate in international strategic studies at the University of Leeds.

Career

HRH Turki bin Abdullah was a military officer and a jet pilot at the Royal Saudi Air Force. In October 1997, he was promoted to the captain-rank pilot. Then he was promoted to the rank of colonel. In July 2006, HRH Prince Turki was decorated with the rank of lieutenant colonel pilot. Then, HRH Prince Turki worked at King Abdulaziz Air Base in Dhahran as the Squadron commander 92, 3rd Air Wing, with a rank of group captain. In 2010, HRH Prince Turki served as the commander of the Red Flag Exercise in the USA.

In addition, Prince Turki is the head of the board of directors of the Saudi Equestrian Fund.

He was appointed deputy governor of the Riyadh province on 14 February 2013, replacing HRH Prince Muhammad bin Saad. On 14 May 2014, he was appointed as Governor of Riyadh at rank of minister.

Achievements

HRH Prince Turki bin Abdullah Al Saud is one of the key characters for Riyadh's metro creation. HRH Prince Turki is an active member of King Abdulaziz Foundation, as well as Prince Muhammad bin Abdulaziz Hospital in Riyadh.

HRH Prince Turki assisted in the "Intellectual Security" inauguration ceremony alongside the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.

HRH Prince Turki was awarded many decorations, medals and certificates of gratitude for his local and international works and achievements.

 



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