Muhammad Jamil Ahmad Mulla

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Muhammad bin Jamil bin Ahmad Mulla
Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology
Incumbent
Assumed office
1 May 2003
Prime Minister King Fahd
King Abdullah
Preceded by Office established
Personal details
Born (1946-12-12) 12 December 1946 (age 67)
Madinah
Alma mater King Saud University
University of Colorado at Boulder

Muhammad bin Jamil bin Ahmad Mulla (born 12 December 1946) is Saudi minister of communications and information technology.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Mulla was born in Madinah on 12 December 1946.[2][3] He is a graduate of King Saud University where he received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering in 1972.[3] Then he obtained a master of science degree in telecommunications from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1979.[2] He also participated in various training programs in different countries.[2]

Career[edit]

Mulla began his career at the ministry of post, telegraph and telephone in 1972, working initially as a radio engineer and then an electrical engineer.[3] Later he served as a Riyadh province manager and general manager of the central region for telecommunications.[3] In June 2001, Mullah was named as the governor of the Saudi Telecom Authority.[4] Next, he was appointed assistant deputy minister and then deputy minister of post, telegraph and telephone in charge of operation and maintenance affairs.[2] He then became the governor of the Saudi communications commission.[5] Mullah was appointed minister of communications and information technology when the office established on 1 May 2003.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments". CIA. 19 June 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Muhammad Jamil Ahmad Mulla". Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Muhammad bin Jameel Mulla". SUSRIS. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Mulla to head telecom authority". Arab News. 6 June 2001. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Minister of Communications and Information Technology". SAMIRAD. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Brief History". Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Office established
Minister of Communications and Information Technology
2003 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent