King Salman bin Abdulaziz

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, was born in Riyadh on December 31, 1935 AD. He is the twenty-fifth son of the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz Al Saud. He grew up with his brothers in the royal palace and accompanied his father in official meetings with kings and rulers. the scientist.[1]

Education of King Salman bin Abdulaziz

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received his primary education at the Princes School in Riyadh, where he studied religious and hadith sciences, and completed the entire Holy Qur’an at the age of ten at the hands of the imam and preacher of the Grand Mosque Sheikh Abdullah Khayat, may God have mercy on him. With knowledge since his childhood, he received many honorary certificates and academic awards, including:[2]

  • Honorary Doctorate from the Islamic University of Madinah.
  • Honorary Doctorate in Arts from Umm Al-Qura University.
  • Honorary Doctorate from Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi.
  • Honorary Doctorate in Law from Waseda University, Japan.

King Salman bin Abdulaziz ruled the country

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was pledged allegiance as King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on January 23, 2015 AD, after the death of his half-brother King Abdullah, after he spent more than two and a half years as Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister, after his appointment as Minister of Defense It should be noted that he was the governor of the Riyadh region for more than fifty years.[2][3]

King Salman bin Abdulaziz positions and achievements

King Salman bin Abdulaziz held many important positions and achieved many accomplishments, as follows:[3]

  • He assumed the position of Governor of Riyadh, the capital of the state in 1955, during which he worked on the development of the country, and the completion of many major infrastructure projects, such as: highways and modern roads, schools, hospitals, and universities, in addition to attracting many foreign investments in his country.
  • Salman bin Abdulaziz was appointed Minister of Defense in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 2011, which includes the land, air, naval and air defense forces.
  • He chaired several humanitarian and service committees that assumed responsibilities for support and relief work in many of the afflicted areas around the world, whether areas affected by wars or natural disasters.
  • He headed the Prince Salman Center for Disability Research, the honorary presidency of the Prince Fahd Bin Salman Charitable Society for the Care of Patients with Kidney Failure, the honorary presidency of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, and other entities.

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Medals and Awards

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz carried the King Abdulaziz Sash of the first class, which is the highest decoration in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He also received many honors and awards, such as:[4]

  • Disabled Children’s Association in the Kingdom Award for Humanitarian Service.
  • Shield of the United Nations to reduce the effects of poverty in the world.
  • The Jerusalem Star Medal in recognition of his sacrifice and courage in serving the Palestinian people.
  • The Sektona Medal, which is the highest decoration in the Republic of the Philippines, in recognition of his effective contribution to humanitarian activities and his support for charitable institutions.
  • The International Special Olympics Award for the Middle East and North Africa, which is one of the highest awards, in recognition of his efforts in serving the disabled in the Kingdom and encouraging scientific research in the field of disability.

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  1. ↑ “King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud”,, accessed on 9-10-2019.
  2. ^ a b “The Biography of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud”,, accessed on 9-10-2019. act.
  3. ^ AB “The King of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”,, Retrieved 9-10-2019. Edited.
  4. ↑ “King Salman bin Abdulaziz”,, accessed on 9-10-2019. act.

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