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Abdul Wahab Ahmad ABDUL WASIE

Minister of Pilgrimage and Endowments since 1975

Abdul Wahab Ahmad ABDUL WASIE, Minister of Pilgrimage and Endowments since 1975. King Abdulaziz Order, First Class; Tunisian Republic Order, First Class; Golden Star First Class Order, Republic of China.


ABDUL WASIE, Abdul Wahab Ahmad was born in 1929 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.


Bachelor of Commerce=B.Comm. Diploma of Tax Accounting.


Assistant Director of Budget Department, Ministry of Finance and National Economy 1954. Director-General of Financial Affairs, Ministry of Education 1974. Director-General of Education 1959.

Assistant Under-Secretary of State for Education Affairs 1964. Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Education 1965. State Minister; President of Board of Control and Investigation 1971.

Member of Okaz Press and Publishing Organization, Higher Committee on Education Policy, Higher Pilgrimage Committee, Supreme Council Universities, Supreme Council for Youth Welfare. Attended International Conference on Education, Geneva, and several UNESCO Conferences, Paris. Conference on the Eradication of Illiteracy, Egypt, Conferences of Education Ministers, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Iran.

Minister of Pilgrimage and Endowments since 1975.


  • Madarisana Tarbiah (Our Schools and Education), Education in Saudi Arabia (in English), Ilm Idarat Al Afrad (Personnel Management Science), several school textbooks in mathematics and book-keeping.


God decreed for each soul a time on earth so that He might try them. Then, after the completion of their appointed terms, He would judge them and send them to their eternal destinations: either one of endless bliss, or one of everlasting grief.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, walking.