Prince Khalid Bin Bandar Named Governor of Riyadh
February 14, 2013 – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has appointed H.R.H. Prince Khalid Bin Bandar Bin Abdul Aziz as the new Governor of Riyadh. The appointment comes after H.R.H. Prince Sattam Bin Abdul Aziz passed away on February 12, 2013. Additionally, King Abdullah appointed H.R.H. Prince Turki Bin Abdullah as the new Deputy Governor of Riyadh. Prince Khalid will serve as Governor after working in the Saudi military. Previously, he was the Commander of the Saudi Royal Land Forces and attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom.