Time: June 12, 2018
Prince Khalid bin Faisal bin Turki is the Saudi ambassador to Jordan. After receiving his primary, intermediate and secondary education at the Model Capital Institute in Riyadh, he attended both San Francisco State University and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals studying Industrial Management.
In 1981, he graduated with a degree in Social Sciences from King Saud University. After which he obtained training certificates in strategic planning and crisis management from Sweden and Egypt, as well as administrative courses at the Institute of Management in Jeddah.
As the current ambassador to Jordan, Prince Khalid reaffirmed that the recently concluded quartet summit meeting held in Makkah this week at an invitation of King Salman was done specifically to help Jordan overcome its current economic and financial crisis, and further confirms Saudi Arabia’s firm policy of supporting its brotherly countries whenever they come under pressure or distress for economic need.
Prince Khalid said the financial pledges that were signed at the Makkah summit came as a result of cooperation and coordination which the Kingdom, led by the king, is keen to achieve with its neighboring countries and its citizens.
Before becoming the Saudi ambassador to Jordan, Prince Khalid worked for the Saudi government for an extended period of time.
From 1984 to 1986 he worked in the Department of Citizen Affairs in the office of the Saudi ambassador in Washington. He was then head of the planning department of the strategic storage corporation, which was chaired by the late Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.
He received the chairmanship of the development department of the foundation and then was the director of research and programs between 1990 and 2002.