Salman bin Abdul Aziz
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud (5 Shawwal 1354 AH / December 31, 1935 -), is the king of Saudi Arabia seventh, and president of the Saudi Council of Ministers and the Supreme Commander of the military forces, and the son of the twenty-fifth of the children of male to the king, the founder Abdul-Aziz bin Abdullah Rahman Al-Faisal Al-Saud. It is one of the most important pillars of the Saudi royal family, as is the secretary of the family and the head of its board, and personal adviser to the kings of the Kingdom.
Governor of Riyadh Region
Was the beginning of entering the political work on 11 Rajab 1373 AH corresponding to March 16, 1954 when he was appointed governor of Riyadh province on behalf of his brother, Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, and on 25 Shaaban 1374 H, corresponding to April 18, 1955 was appointed governor of Riyadh province, he remained in the Emirate of Riyadh to 7 Rajab 1380 H, corresponding to 25 December 1960 when he resigned from office. On 10 Ramadan 1382 AH corresponding to February 4, 1963 issued by His Majesty King Saud bin Abdul Aziz Qaboos issued a royal decree appointing him governor of Riyadh province again.
During the inauguration of the Emirate of Riyadh, the after foreign tours, including: visit the Jordanian capital in 1968, and as Chairman of the People’s Committee to help the victims of the Jordan, delivered the second batch of donations citizens of Riyadh region, and in 1969, Saudi forces stationed lose on the front line in the Jordan Valley Jordan’s King Hussein bin Talal and accompanied him. In 1974 he visited Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar to consolidate the Arab position, and in 1985 he visited Paris, French President Jacques Chirac and imitated and Sam over a thousand years to create the city of Paris. In 1991, he visited Montreal in Canada, where the UK exhibition opened between yesterday and today. In 1996 he was received by French President Jacques Chirac at the Elysee Palace in Paris during his visit to the French capital.
Having ended his official visit to France made an official visit to the Republic of Bosnia and put with the head of Bosnia Alija Izetbegovic, the rules of the King Fahd Cultural Center, the city of Sarajevo, opened a number of the High Authority to collect donations for the Muslims of Bosnia and Herzegovina projects, as the foundation stone of Prince Salman Bin Abdul Aziz put in Sarajevo, as Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz opened the King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Mosque in Gibraltar. In 1998, Prince Pakistan, Japan, Brunei, Hong Kong, China, South Korea and the Philippines visited as part of an Asian tour aimed at the development of relations. In 1999, he visited the Philippines, Philippine President Joseph Estrada “and imitated and Sam Sktona” the highest in the Philippine Republic, in recognition for his support of charity and help Filipino workers in the kingdom, and in July, he visited Senegal, Senegalese President Abdou and imitated the visitors’ biggest medal in Senegal. ”
After the death of Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General, and on 9 Dhu al-Hijjah 1432 AH, corresponding to November 5, 2011 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz issued a royal decree appointing him as defense minister. In the UK, which includes land, air and naval and air defense forces.
During the inauguration of the Ministry of Defense, in the April 3, 2012, to visit the British capital London, at the invitation he received from the British Defence Secretary Philip Hammond (at the time), to discuss the overall situation in the region and bilateral relations between the two countries. On April 12 2012 he visited the United States, and was received by President Barack Obama in the White House has been the search a number of bilateral and regional issues of common concern. And the need to resolve the United States its order with regard to Syria and Iran. Madrid arrived in the June 6, 2012 in a visit to the Kingdom of Spain official invitation from the Spanish Defense Minister Pedro Morines Aolaty, during which they discussed a number of important files and exchange points of view with regard to the ongoing events in the region.
After the death of Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and dated June 18, 2012 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz issued a royal choice as crown prince and appointed deputy prime minister and defense minister.
During his era, and with the emergence of the competition and clear in the Asian continent, European and American continents North, the in February 2014, a tour during which he visited Pakistan, Japan and India, which has become a political, economic and strategic weight From this perspective was an important visit, to view the history and the future of relations between these countries. On February 17, 2014 AD, he visited Japan, where he met with Japanese Emperor Akihito and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
King of Saudi Arabia
It has to swear allegiance to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the king of Saudi Arabia, in three second spring of 1436 H, corresponding to January 23, 2015 AD.
Storm packets process
On Thursday, 5 Jumada II 1436 e – March 26, 2015, while standing next to the Yemeni government and the Yemeni people and the defense of the legitimate king ordered Salman to begin storm packets against the terrorist group, the Houthis in Yemen process, when the Royal Saudi Air Force aerial bombardment heavy on the militia al-Huthi positions and troops belonging to Saleh in Yemen.