Abdulaziz bin Majid Al Saud

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Abdulaziz bin Majid Al Saud
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Parents
Relatives Saud bin Abdul Muhsin Al Saud (father in law)
Governor of Madinah Province
In office 22 October 2005 – 14 January 2013
Predecessor Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Successor Faisal bin Salman Al Saud
Monarch King Abdullah
House House of Saud

Abdulaziz bin Majid Al Saud is the former governor of Madinah Province and a member of House of Saud.

Early life and education[edit]

Prince Abdulaziz's father is Majid bin Abdulaziz.and a full-brother of Prince Sattam. Abdulaziz's mother is Nuf bint Abdallah Al Fahd Al Muhanna. Abdulaziz bin Majid is the full brother of Prince Mishaal and he also has five sisters.[1] One of his sisters, Jawaher bint Majid, is the first Saudi woman to have been granted the title of the patron of arts in Saudi Arabia.[2]

Prince Abdulaziz is a graduate of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.[3]

Career[edit]

Abdulaziz bin Majid is former deputy governor of Al-Qassim Province where the governor was Faisal bin Bandar.[4][5] His tenure lasted until October 2005.[6] When then-governor of Madinah Province Muqrin bin Abdulaziz was appointed as head of the General Intelligence Presidency, Abdulaziz bin Majid was appointed governor of the province in October 2005.[3][7][8] His term was extended for four years in 2009.[9]

Prince Abdulaziz's term ended on 14 January 2013 and he was replaced by Prince Faisal bin Salman.[10][11]

Other positions[edit]

Abdulaziz bin Majid is vice chairman of the Majid Society that was founded by his father in 1998 for charitable purposes.[12]

Personal life[edit]

Abdulaziz bin Majid is married to Princess Nuha, the daughter of the governor of Ha'il, Prince Saud bin Abdul Muhsin Al Saud. He has three sons and one daughter: Saud, Omar, Abdullah and Lolowah.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Family Tree of Majid bin Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman al Saud". Datarabia. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Princess Jawahir bint Majid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud". Arab women. Archived from the original on 18 October 2013. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Emirs of Madinah". Ministry of Interior. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Raphaeli, Nimrod (2003). "Saudi Arabia: A brief guide to its politics and problems" (PDF). MERIA. 7 (3): 20–33. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Prince Abdul Aziz bin Majid visits those injured in shootout". SAMIRAD. 28 September 2003. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  6. ^ P.K. Abdul Ghafour (23 October 2005). "Prince Muqrin New Intelligence Chief". Arab News. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  7. ^ "About Saudi Arabia". Saudi Embassy, Washington D.C. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  8. ^ "Prince Miqrin Appointed President Of General Intelligence". SAMIRAD. 22 October 2005. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  9. ^ "Services of Chief of General Intelligence, Governor of Madinah extended". Saudi Embassy Washington. 7 September 2009. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  10. ^ "Prince Faisal bin Salman new Madinah governor". Asharq Al Awsat. 14 January 2013. Archived from the original on 14 January 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  11. ^ "Saudi King Moves His Son One Step Closer to Throne". Al Akhbar. 2 February 2013. Retrieved 4 February 2014. 
  12. ^ "His Royal Highness Prince Majid Bin Abdulaziz". Majid Society. Archived from the original on 17 June 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2012. [not in citation given]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Muqrin bin Abdulaziz
Governor of Madinah Province
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Faisal bin Salman