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Abdulaziz bin Abdullah
Meeting Deputy Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia (6172646785).jpg
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office 22 July 2011—present
Monarch King Abdullah
Issue Sadeen
Abdullah
Khalid
Full name
Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
House House of Saud
Father King Abdullah
Mother Aida Fustuq
Born 1963 (age 50–51)
Riyadh
Religion Islam

Abdulaziz bin Abdullah (Arabic: عبد العزيز بن عبدالله بن عبد العزيز آل سعود‎) (born 1963) is deputy minister of foreign affairs in Saudi Arabia and a member of House of Saud.

Early life and education[edit]

Prince Abdulaziz was born in Riyadh in 1963.[1][2] He is the third son of King Abdullah.[3][4] Princess Adila is his full sister.[5] Their mother is Aida Fustuq,[6] reportedly a Lebanese woman.[7] Abdulaziz bin Abdullah graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a bachelor of arts degree in political science in 1986.[7]

Career[edit]

Abdulaziz bin Abdullah served in the Saudi Arabian National Guard for fifteen years serving in different positions.[1] In 1991, he was appointed as an advisor to the Crown Prince Abdullah.[1][8] Specifically, he was Syrian advisor of the Crown Prince Abdullah.[9] He was also a former state minister.[10]

King Abdullah appointed Prince Abdulaziz as deputy foreign minister on 22 July 2011.[1][11] During the Syrian civil war, Prince Abdulaziz asked Turkey to establish "nerve centre" attempting to topple Bashar Assad.[12] The center was founded in Adana in the mid-2012.[12] Prince Abdulaziz personally deals with Bashar Assad's file.[13]

He represented Saudi Arabia at the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Tahran from 30 to 31 August 2012, since Foreign Affairs Minister Prince Saud had an operation and could not attend the meeting.[14][15][16] Prince Abdulaziz met with Iranian President Mahmud Ahmedinejad during his stay in Tahran.[16]

Business activities[edit]

Prince Abdulaziz is owner of Tower Lane Properties, a land development firm. It is reported that the company spent $12 million on five-and-a-quarter acres of land in the Benedict Canyon in 2009, and applied for permits to build a mansion. The project, later, was reduced to 60,000-square-foot. However, more than 1,000 residents of the area signed a petition against this project, requiring an environmental review. The Prince's lawyers filled a case against this petition.[3] Prince Abdulaziz won his lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles in late August 2012.[17]

Other activities[edit]

Abdulaziz bin Abdullah founded the Centennial Fund in July 2004 and is the chairman of the Fund.[18] The Fund is a nonprofit organization with the goal of supporting the Saudi business.[11][19] He is also one of the members of the KAUST Board of Trustees.[20][21] Delano Roosevelt, who is a grandson of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Prince Abdulaziz jointly established the Friends of Saudi Arabia.[22] This organization seeks to foster the friendly relations between Saudi Arabia and the United States.[11] Prince Abdulaziz is also chairman of the board of trustees of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Award for Translation.[23]

Personal life[edit]

Abdulaziz bin Abdullah is a single parent with three children. His children are Sadeen, Abdullah and Khalid. His former wife and the mother of his children is Abeer bint Turki bin Nasser.[24] He speaks Arabic and English.

Alanoud al Fayez, former wife of King Abdullah, accused Prince Abdulaziz of holding four of his half-sisters (Sahar, Jawaher, Maha, and Hala) against their will in the royal compound in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in March 2014.[25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "H.R.H Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, vice minister of Foreign Affairs". Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 25 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Saudi Arabia’s succession: runners, riders, and dynamics". The Gulf Blog. 16 June 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Allen, Nick (23 May 2012). "Son of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah suing Los Angeles over 'mega-mansion'". The Telegraph. Retrieved 23 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Saudi prince sues city of LA over mansion spat". Reuters. 23 May 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Family Tree of Abdallah bin Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud". Datarabia. Retrieved 1 May 2012. 
  6. ^ Stenslie, Stig (2011). "Power Behind the Veil: Princesses of House of Saud". Journal of Arabian Studies: Arabia, the Gulf, and the Red Sea 1 (1): 69–79. doi:10.1080/21534764.2011.576050. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "Saudi Foreign Policy after Saud Al Faisal". Institute for Gulf Affairs. 21 August 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  8. ^ Henderson, Simon (1994). "After King Fahd" (Policy Paper). Washington Institute. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  9. ^ Henderson, Simon (14 April 2011). "Outraged in Riyadh. Is the House of Saud dumping Obama?". Foreign Policy. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 
  10. ^ "Member of the council of the ministers as of November 2010". Royal Embassy Washington D.C. Retrieved 25 May 2012. 
  11. ^ a b c "Abdul Aziz appointed deputy foreign minister". Saudi Gazette (Jeddah). 23 July 2011. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 
  12. ^ a b Regan Doherty Bakr Amena (27 July 2012). "Secret Turkish nerve center leads aid to Syria rebels". Reuters. Retrieved 27 July 2012. 
  13. ^ "New Saudi spymaster marks shift in policy – Target Syria and Iran". Phantom Report. 27 July 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  14. ^ Henderson, Simon (29 August 2012). "Fresh Concerns about Health of Saudi King". Now Lebanon. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  15. ^ "Saudi Prince Arrives in Tehran to Attend NAM Summit". Fars News Agency (Tehran). 30 August 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  16. ^ a b Naqvi, Saeed (7–13 September 2012). "Non Alignment 2.0". The Friday Times. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 
  17. ^ Glick Kudler, Adrian (27 August 2012). "Saudi Prince Wins (First?) BHPO Megacompound Legal Victory". LA Curbed. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  18. ^ "The Centennial Fund. Background". The Centennial Fund. Retrieved 3 June 2012. 
  19. ^ "Centennial Fund awarding grants". Albawaba. 24 March 2005. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  20. ^ "About Us". King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. Retrieved 28 March 2012. 
  21. ^ Henderson, Simon (August 2009). "After King Abdullah" (Policy Paper). Washington Institute. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  22. ^ Shaikh, Habib (27 July 2008). "Friends of Saudi Arabia is breaking new grounds in US". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 25 May 2012. 
  23. ^ "Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Award for Translation celebrates winners in Germany". Arab News. 10 October 2012. Retrieved 20 October 2012. 
  24. ^ "His Royal Highness Prince Turki bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz al Saud.". SENS. Retrieved 25 May 2012. 
  25. ^ "'They are hanging to life' - Saudi king's ex-wife speaks out". Channel 4. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 

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