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Mohammad bin Saad
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Prince
Preceded by Sattam bin Abdulaziz
Succeeded by Turki bin Abdullah
Personal details
Born 1944 (age 77–78)
Spouse(s) Seeta bint Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Religion Islam

Muhammad bin Saad (born 1944) is former deputy governor of Riyadh Province and a member of House of Saud

Early life

Muhammad bin Saad was born in Riyadh in 1944.[1] His father is the seventh son of King Abdulaziz, Prince Saad.[2][3] Prince Saad was not given a significant political position due to his weak and negligible character like his half-brother Prince Bandar.[2]


After completing his secondary education in Riyadh, Prince Muhammad went to the United Kingdom to join the Royal Air Force College Cranwell in 1962 and was trained on the aircraft, graduating with a bachelor's degree in military science and aviation.[1] He further joined an advanced flight course, a combat aviation course and then, a fighter interceptor course in the United Kingdom.[1]

Career and other positions

Muhammad bin Saad has both military experience and governmental experience.[4] He began his career as a military officer and he served in different branches of Saudi air force. He was firstly appointed at the sixth squadron at Khamis Musheet base for lighting aircraft.[1] He, then, served at the Dhahran air base. His military career lasted until 1975.[1]

From 1984 to 1992, Muhammad bin Saad served as the deputy governor of Al Qassim Province.[1][4] Then, he was appointed advisor to late Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, then interior minister, in 1992.[1][5][6] When late Prince Nayef was appointed second deputy prime minister in 2009, Prince Muhammed was also appointed as his advisor.[7] His tenure lasted until 2011 when he was made deputy governor of the Riyadh Province at the rank of minister.[8][9] He was relieved of his duty on his request on 14 February 2013, and replaced by Turki bin Abdullah as deputy governor.[10]

Prince Muhammad is also a member of the Allegiance Council.[11]

Personal life

His spouse is Princess Seeta, a daughter of late King Saud.[12]


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  2. 2.0 2.1 Mouline, Nabil (April–June 2010). "Power and generational transition in Saudi Arabia". pp. 1–22. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  3. "Family tree of Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman bin Faisal Al Saud". Datarabia. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "The role of Saudi princes in uniform". Wikileaks. 27 May 2012. Retrieved 25 May 2012. 
  5. "2001 Public Statement". Saudi Embassy. 24 May 2001. Retrieved 13 May 2012. 
  6. "CDO Grants Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Medal of Commander". Riyadh. 4 October 2009. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  7. "Second Deputy Premier leaves Riyadh on a private trip". Ministry of Interior. 2 April 2011.!ut/p/c0/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP0os3h3v7BgY3cPY0MDN09XA89ATy8vY_cwY2cfM_2CbEdFAB9mDMQ!/?WCM_PORTLET=PC_7_GNVS3GH31O2G60IMC2DLOQ08E6_WCM&WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/main/moi+home+content/home/news/news+archive/moi_news_02-04-2011b_en. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  8. "Salman and Sattam take oaths of office". 7 November 2011. Archived from the original on 3 April 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  9. "The Allegiance Council". APS Diplomat News Service. 27 October 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  10. "الوطن أون لاين أمر ملكي بتعيين الأمير خالد بن بندر بن عبدالعزيز أميرا لمنطقة الرياض". Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  11. "Saudi King solidifies base with extensions". Wikileaks. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  12. "Daughters and sons of King Saud". King Retrieved 26 May 2012. 

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