Denomination: Sunni muslim
Chief of Pilgrim Guides 1951-1961. Minister of Public Health 1961-1962. Director-General, Mecca Printing and Information Establishment (at present publisher of Al Nadwah daily newspaper).
Member of Arabian Cement Company Ltd., Jeddah, Saudi National Company for Electric Power, Jeddah, Red Sea Club. Member of Advisory Committee, Social Security Department. Former member of King Abdulaziz National University.
Physician at private clinic. Former Minister of Public Health.