Prince Ahmad bin Fahd bin Salman has been the deputy governor of Eastern Province since his appointment by royal decree in April 2017.
Previously, from 2014, he had worked in the political affairs department at the Saudi Embassy in London.
Prince Ahmad is the third grandson of King Salman. He has many charitable and humanitarian interests in Saudi Arabia and other countries and is a member of a number of charities and associations.
He holds honorary membership of the Disabled Children’s Association in Riyadh, is a development committee member of the Charity Committee for Orphans Care (Insan) and has been a board member and chairman of the Insan executive committee since 2013.
Prince Ahmad obtained a bachelor’s degree in law from King Saud University in 2007, and successfully completed a number of specialized courses in assets administration brokerage and investment banking from Jadwa Investment Co.
Recently, Prince Ahmad met Khaled Al-Zamel, deputy chairman of Benaa, the Charity Association for Orphans Care in the Eastern Province, accompanied by board members.
Al-Zamel briefed the prince on the second scientific camp for the Kingdom’s orphans, “Mesbar 2,” organized by the association with the participation of 20 other groups from throughout the Kingdom.
The camp took place recently at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, in Dhahran, with the participation of 80 orphans. Prince Ahmad lauded the role of the association in strengthening the characters of the orphans to enable them to contribute to the future development of their country.
Al-Zamel expressed his sincere thanks to Prince Ahmad for supporting the association, stressing his support had helped Benaa to achieve many successes and obtain a number of awards for excellence in orphans service.
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