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Mutaib bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

Mutaib bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

Saudi royal
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Saudi royal
Countries Saudi Arabia
Occupations Politician
Gender male
Birth 1931 (Riyadh, Riyadh Region, Saudi Arabia)
Family
Father: Ibn Saud
Siblings: Musa'id bin Abdulaziz Al SaudFahd of Saudi ArabiaMuhammad bin Abdulaziz Al SaudTurki I bin Abdul-Aziz Al SaudKhalid of Saudi ArabiaFaisal of Saudi ArabiaSaud of Saudi ArabiaTurki II bin Abdul-Aziz Al SaudMishaal bin Abdulaziz Al SaudAbdul-Rahman bin Abdul-Aziz Al SaudSattam bin Abdul-Aziz Al SaudSultan bin AbdulazizNayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al SaudSalman bin Abdulaziz Al SaudAhmed bin Abdulaziz Al SaudAbdul Majeed bin Abdulaziz Al SaudHazloul bin Abdulaziz Al SaudBadr bin Abdulaziz Al SaudFawwaz bin Abdulaziz Al SaudMashhur bin Abdulaziz Al SaudAbdul Ilah bin Abdulaziz Al SaudBandar bin Abdulaziz Al SaudAbdullah of Saudi ArabiaMamdouh bin AbdulazizMansour bin Abdulaziz Al SaudNasser bin AbdulazizNawwaf bin Abdulaziz Al SaudTalal bin Abdulaziz Al SaudSaad bin AbdulazizMuqrin bin Abdul-Aziz Al SaudThamir bin Abdulaziz Al SaudAl-Bandari bint Abdul-Aziz Al SaudAl Jawhara bint Abdulaziz Al SaudLatifa bint AbdulazizSeeta bint Abdulaziz Al Saud
Children: Mansour bin Mutaib
The details
Biography

Mutaib bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Arabic: متعب بن عبد العزيز آل سعود‎, Mutʿib bin ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Āl Suʿūd) (born 1931) is a senior member of the Saudi royal family.

Early life and education

Prince Mutaib was born in Riyadh in 1931, or 1928. He is the seventeenth son of Ibn Saud. He is the full brother of Prince Mansour (1921 – 1951), Prince Mishaal and Princess Qumash who died on 26 September 2011. Their mother Shahida (died 1938), who reportedly was one of the Ibn Saud's favorite wives.

Mutaib bin Abdulaziz received primary and secondary education in Riyadh and Madinah. He then went to California for university education.

Career

Mutaib bin Abdulaziz served as deputy minister of defense from 1951 to 1956 when his full brother Mishaal bin Abdulaziz was the minister. Prince Muatib served as governor of Makkah province from 1958 to 1961. He and his older brother Mishaal were ousted from the office by King Saud, but they were given official power in 1963 by Crown Prince Faisal, who entrusted them the deputy governorship and key governorship, respectively. Both resigned from their posts in 1971 for reasons that are not entirely clear.

Then, Mutaib bin Abdulaziz joined the Saudi cabinet at the end of 1975 and served as minister of public works and housing until 1980. He is the first minister of public works and housing since it was first founded in this year. His appointment and Prince Majid's appointment as minister of municipal and rural affairs by King Khalid were a move to reduce the power of Sudairi Seven in the cabinet.

Later, Prince Mutaib served as minister of municipal and rural affairs from 1980 to 2009. He resigned from office and his son Prince Mansour succeeded him in the aforementioned post in November 2009.

Business activities

Prince Mutaib is reported to have benefited from all land projects in Saudi Arabia. He had this right as a result of his claim that his father, Ibn Saud, had promised him the entire rights of the Kingdom's fishery revenues. Then, the National Fisheries Company was founded by the House of Saud and he became a partner of it. Prince Mutaib is shareholder of the real-estate company, Société Générale d'Entreprises Touristiques which is chaired by Walid Saab. He also has a beverage firm.

Personal life

Mutaib bin Abdulaziz currently lives in the Trump Tower in New York City, where he owns an entire floor of the building. His son, Prince Mansour, was the minister of municipal and rural affairs between 2009-2014.

Prince Mutaib was the custodian of Prince Talal bin Mansour (born 1951), who is the son of his late brother Prince Mansour. Prince Mutaib's daughter Princess Nouf married Prince Talal. She died in Riyadh at the age of 34 in February 2001.

In 2013, Prince Mutaib was the 98th richest Arab in the world with the net worth of US $110.1 million.

Ancestry

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