1999 News Story

Prince Sultan bin Fahd appointed President of Youth Welfare

Prince Sultan Bin Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz was today appointed, with immediate effect, President

of Youth Welfare, by Royal Decree from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Bin

Abdul Aziz. Prince Sultan, who was Deputy President of Youth Welfare, replaces his brother,

Prince Faisal Bin Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz, who died recently of a heart attack.

Prince Sultan was born in Taif in 1951. Following schooling in Riyadh, he enrolled in the

Sandhurst Military Academy in the United Kingdom, and obtained a BA in Military Sciences in

1973, subsequently joining the Tank Corps of the Saudi Arabian Armed Forces. In 1991 he was

appointed Deputy President of Youth Welfare. He was also Deputy Chairman of the Saudi

Arabian Olympic Committee, the Saudi Football Federation, the Saudi Federation for Disabled

Sports, and the Saudi Arabian Youth Hostel Association, and First Deputy to the Chairman of

the Arab Football Federation.