Former Minister of Culture and Information
Born: 1940 in Makkah
- PhD in Organic Chemistry, Birmingham University, UK, 1969
- MA in Organic Chemistry, UK, 1967; BS, King Saud University.
- Dean of the Faculty of Education, Makkah 1979-1984;
- Undersecretary for Information Affairs at the Ministry of Culture and Information 1984 to 1991.
- Since 1991 served as Saudi ambassador to Turkey, Russia, Morocco and Lebanon.
- Minister of Culture and Information since February 14, 2009