Abdullah o Saudi Arabie

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Keeng Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Bin Abdulrahman Bin Faisal Bin Turki Bin Abdullah Bin Muhammad Bin Saud, Custodian o the Twa Holy Mosques, (Arabic: خادم الحرمين الشريفين الملك عبد الله بن عبد العزيز آلسعود‎, born August 1, 1924)[1] is the current Keeng o Saudi Arabie, an heid o the Hoose o Saud. He succeedit tae the throne an assumed the title o Keeng upon the daith o his hauf-brither, Keeng Fahd, on August 1, 2005.[2] As Crown Prince since 1982, he haed previously actit as de facto regent and thus ruler o Saudi Arabie since Januar 1, 1996, when keeng Fahd wis incapacitatit bi a major stroke.[3] He wis formally enthroned on August 3, 2005. Ane o his sons, Prince Mutaib, serves as a deputy commander in the Saudi Naitional Guard. He is, efter his hauf-brithers Bandar an Musa'id, the third eldest o the livin sons o Abdul Aziz ibn Saud.

Various Positions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Keeng Abdullah wis Commander o the Saudi Naitional Guard frae 1963 tae 2010. He is Chairman o the Supreme Economic Council, Preses o the High Council for Petroleum and Minerals, Preses o the King Abdulaziz Centre for National Dialogue, Chairman o the Cooncil o Ceevil Service, an heid o the Military Service Cooncil. At age 86, he is currently the warld's current auldest-servin monarch.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. London Summit 2009.
  2. King Fahd of Saudi Arabia dies, BBC News, August 1, 2005. Accessed March 29, 2008.
  3. "King Fahd ibn Abdel-Aziz Al Saud: The Times obituary", Times Online, August 1, 2005. Accessed March 29, 2008.