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.