KSA announces death of Prince Turki bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

31st Jan, 2021. 12:39 pm
Prince Turki bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced the death of Prince Turki bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.

According to the state news agency, the Royal Court said funeral prayers will be held on Sunday in the Kingdom’s capital, Riyadh.

Turki bin Nasser was awarded with master’s degree in political science, from the US War College.

Furthermore, he received various military courses in the United States and the United Kingdom and also, participated in six sessions of aviation courses in Saudi Arabia.

He became acting commander at the Transitional Training Unit in 1975. He then served as a commander from 1976 to 1984 at three different units; namely, Thirteen Squadron (1976), 3rd Flying Wing (1978) and King Abdulaziz Air Base in the Eastern Region (1984).

From 1989 to 1994 he served as Al Yamamah project officer. Next, he became chief of air staff operations, peace shield project and peace hawk project in 1994.

King Fahd was appointed as the head of the presidency of meteorology and environment, responsible for the protection of the environment and the conservation and development of natural resources in Saudi Arabia.

He was also appointed special advisor to late Prince Sultan in 2000. In 2001 Turki bin Nasser was made state minister for environmental affairs. Prince Turki was also the chairman of the Saudi environmental society.  He was also the chairman of the board of directors of the Saudi charity association for autism in Jeddah.

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