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Turki bin Talal Al Saud
Turki bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the World Economic Forum
Preceded by Faisal bin Khalid
Personal details
Born Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Turki bin Talal Al Saud (Arabic language: تركي بن طلال بن عبد العزيز آل سعود‎) is a Saudi prince, politician, and military officer who has served as the governor of Asir since 2018.

Early life and education

Prince Turki is Prince Talal's fourth son. His blood sister is Sara bint Talal.[1] Their mother is Moudie bint Abdul Mohsen Al Angari who was the third wife of Prince Talal.[1] She died in 2008.[1]

Prince Turki has a BSc in political science.[citation needed] He was educated in Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the UK and in United States Air Force Academy.[citation needed] He received an honorary doctorate degree in management from Amman Arab University in 2015.[citation needed]

Career

Prince Turki served in the Royal Saudi Air Force as a pilot, eventually reaching the rank of brigadier general.[citation needed] He also served as personal representative of his father, Prince Talal bin AbdulAziz Al Saud and as chairman of the Board of Trustees at Mentor Arabia[2][3]

Family

Prince Turki's former wife is Sara bint Abdullah, a daughter of King Abdullah.[4] They have one son, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki bin Talal Al Saud.[4] Prince Turki also has four daughters: Princess Al Anood, Princess Alia, Princess Abeer and Princess Al Jawhara.

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