Muhammad ibn Sa'd Al Saud

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May 28, 2022

Mohammed ibn Saad Al Saud (arab. محمد بن سعد آل سعود‎; born 1944, Riyadh) is a Saudi prince from the Al Saud dynasty.

Biography

Early biography and education

Born in 1944, he is one of the sons of Prince Saad. He was educated at the Prince's School. From 1962 he studied at the Royal Air Force College of Great Britain in Cranwell, where he received a bachelor's degree in military science and aviation. He studied at the advanced training courses for fighter pilots of all types.

Military career

Returning to his homeland, he entered the service in the Royal Air Force of Saudi Arabia. In 1969, he participated in the al-Wadiah war, in one of the battles his plane was shot down, but he managed to eject and was saved by his compatriots. He left military service in 1975 due to a leg injury sustained in a plane crash during testing.

Political career

From 1984 to 1992, he was deputy governor of the province of El Qasim, contributed to improving the infrastructure of the region. From 2009 to 2011 he was an adviser to Prince Naif. From 2011 to 2013 he was Deputy Governor of Riyadh Province. Member of the Council of Allegiance, in March 2020 was among the arrested princes

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