Prince Mishaal bin Majed bin Abdul Aziz has recently been appointed as an adviser to King Salman with the rank of minister.
Prince Mishaal has been the governor of Jeddah since 1997.
He was born in 1957 and is the eldest son of Prince Majed bin Abdul Aziz.
Prince Mishaal was educated in Saudi Arabia and is a graduate of King Saud University with a degree in business and public administration.
Prior to becoming Jeddah’s governor, Prince Mishaal spent 16 years in the private sector.
He has been a member of the Allegiance Council since 2007.
Prince Mishaal is president of the governing council of the assembly and president of the Social Development Forum, which addresses the role of voluntary social work and the implementation of initiatives to promote social development.
The forum is organized every two years by the Society of Majid bin Abdul Aziz for Development and Social
Services, a nonprofit social work organization, which in 2010 was honored by being named the leading nonprofit organization in sustainable development.
Prince Mishaal is also the board chairman of the Society of Majid bin Abdul Aziz for Development and Social Services.
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