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Abdullah Omar KHAYYAT

businessman , journalist , owner , major

Abdullah Omar KHAYYAT, businessman, owner and DirectorGeneral of Sahar printing press; major journalist.


KHAYYAT, Abdullah Omar was born in 1937 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.


Received general education.


General Manager of Mecca Bureau of Al Bilad daily newspaper. Sub-editor of Al Bilad daily newspaper. Managing Editor of Okaz daily newspaper.

Editorin-Chief of Okaz daily newspaper. Participated in press coverage of most of King Faisal’s State Visits to Arab, African and Western countries. Member of the First Conference of Arab Journalists, Cairo 1966, Second Conference of Arab Journalists, Kuwait 1967.

Currently establishing a modern computer-programmed press costing United States.$ 20 million at the new industrial zone, Jeddah. Member of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Businessman, owner and DirectorGeneral of Sahar printing press.

Major journalist.


Life did not begin at birth, but long before that, even before the creation of the first man. God decreed for each soul a time on earth so that He might try them.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, sport.