Denomination: Sunni muslim
Teacher, Falah School, Jeddah 1936-1937. Cipher editor, Department of Minerals and Public Works, Ministry of Finance 19*41, Head, Provisions Department, Ministry of Finance 1943-1948. Minister Plenipotentiary (Grade A) and Inspector of Diplomatic and Consular Corps, Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1958-1959.
Minister Plenipotentiary, Saudi Embassy, Baghdad 1959-1961. Ambassador 1961-1968. Deputy Foreign Minister 1968-1975.
Member of founding Board and Deputy Director-General of Al Bilad daily newspaper. Member of founding Board of Red Sea Club, Saudi Danish Dairy Company, Saudi Arabian Drug Stores. Member of Saudi delegation headed by H.R.H. Prince Abdullah Al Faisal to United Kingdom and United States.A. 1952.
Member of Saudi delegation headed by King Saud to United States.A. and North Africa 1957. Head of Saudi delegation to Senegal 1961. Personal representative of H.M. The King to the meeting of personal representatives of Arab kings and heads of state, Cairo 1966.
Head of joint Saudi-Kuwaiti delegation to the Gulf emirates in the negotiations for establishing the United Arab Emirates 1970. Head of Saudi delegation to conference of Islamic Solidarity Charter, Jeddah 1971. Saudi representative on official visits to the Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar 1971.
Member of official Saudi delegations in official visits by H.R.H. Prince Fahad Ben Abdulaziz to Cairo, Tunis 1972 and United Kingdom 1973, Libya 1973, United States.A. and United Kingdom 1974. Member of Saudi delegation to Conference of Arab Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Finance and Petroleum, Algiers 1975. Member of Saudi delegation, OPEC summit conference, Algeria 1975.
Head of Saudi delegation, Conference of Arab Foreign Ministers, Cairo 1975. Deputy Head of Saudi delegation, Islamic Foreign Ministers Conference, Jeddah 1975. Seconded as Arab adviser to American Embassy, Jeddah.
Involved in electrical and cement companies. Minister of State and member of Cabinet since 1975.