In his decades-long service, Prince Saud al-Faisal represented the hallmarks of Riyadh’s wise and pragmatic leadership in foreign policymaking. He played a critical role in diplomatically navigating this turbulent and changing region and cultivated the kingdom’s relations with key global powers including the U.S., China, and India. Prince Saud importantly made a deep impact on the broader Muslim world through his work in helping lead the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
A critical advocate for peace
Prince Saud also served as a critical partner in countering violent extremism globally and stood with the U.S. after the September 11 terrorist attacksAndrew Bowen