Mohammad bin Salman

Mohammad bin Salman
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia
Defense Minister of Saudi Arabia
Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud - 2017.jpg
Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud
Born (1985-08-31) 31 August 1985 (age 32)
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Spouse Sara bint Mashoor bin Abdulaziz Al Saud [1]
Issue 3
Full name
Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
House House of Saud
Father King Salman
Mother Fahda bint Falah bin Sultan bin Hathleen al-Ajmi
Religion Sunni Islam

Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud ( Arabic: محمد بن سلمان بن عبدالعزيز آل سعود‎; born 31 August 1985), also known as MBS, [2] is the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, First Deputy Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia [3] and the youngest minister of defense in the world. [4] Mohammad bin Salman is also president of the Council for Economic and Development Affairs. He has been described as the power behind the throne of his father, King Salman. [5] He was appointed Crown Prince [6] in June 2017 following his father's decision to remove Muhammad bin Nayef from all positions, making Mohammad bin Salman heir apparent to the throne. [7] [8] [9] . He has been accused of risking instability in the Middle East through his detention of human rights activists, intervention in Yemen, escalation of Saudi's diplomatic crisis with Qatar [10], as well as his arrests of members of the Saudi royal family in November 2017. [11] [12] [13] His proposed Saudi 2030 vision includes economic, social and religious changes, and plans to list shares of the state oil company Aramco. [14] [15] [16]

Early life and education

Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud was born on 31 August 1985 in Jeddah. [17] [note 1] He is the son of King Salman from his third spouse, [19] Fahda bint Falah bin Sultan bin Hathleen. [1] She is the granddaughter of Rakan bin Hithalayn, who was the head of the Al Ajman tribe. [20]

Prince Mohammad bin Salman is the eldest of his full siblings, [19] Turki bin Salman, former chairman of the Saudi Research and Marketing Group, and Khalid bin Salman. [21] Prince Mohammad holds a bachelor's degree in law from King Saud University. [22]

Other Languages
azərbaycanca: Məhəmməd ibn Salman
Bahasa Indonesia: Muhammad bin Salman al-Saud
Bahasa Melayu: Mohammad bin Salman
Simple English: Mohammad bin Salman
српски / srpski: Мухамед ибн Салман
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Muhamed ibn Salman
Tiếng Việt: Mohammad bin Salman