|President, Saudi Automobile & Motorcycle Federation
|Position Last Year
Prince Khalid bin Sultan Al Faisal is a member of the House of Saud and the governor of the Northern Borders Region from 22 April 2017. He is also the president of the Saudi Automobile & Motorcycle Federation.
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His father Khalid bin Sultan was the former deputy minister of defence and his grandfather was Crown Prince Sultan. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from King Saud University. Prince Khalid attended Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training (BUD/S) at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado and graduated from BUD/S class 189. He received his master’s degree with honours in International Affairs from the University of Massachusetts in Boston, USA.
Prince Faisal was appointed as an advisor to the Crown Prince’s Court in 2006. In 2016 King Salman bin Abdulaziz issued an order appointing him as an adviser at the Royal Court. On 22 April 2017, King Salman appointed him as the governor of the Northern Border Region with the rank of minister. He replaced Mishaal bin Abdullah Al Jiluwi in the post.
His first wife was Madawi bint Khalid bin Abdullah bin Muhammad Al Saud. In 2013 he married Sarah bint Khalid bin Musa’ed bin Abdul Rahman bin Faisal Al Saud.
Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Al Faisal, President of the Saudi Automobile & Motorcycle Federation (SAMF) said:
We are looking forward to welcoming motorsport fans to Saudi Arabia. Next December will be a huge moment when we host the biggest event in Motorsports (Formula 1). This is a continuation of the endless support that sports in general, and Motorsport in particular, is receiving from His Royal Highness King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Prime Minister, and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.
Even though this is the first time we will host a Formula 1 Grand Prix, delivering such important international events is further confirmation of the Kingdom’s ability to manage and organise these events to the highest standards for our fans and growing young population.prev View full list next