Bin Muaammar Faisal
Secretary General of KAICIID, Saudi Arabia
Faisal Bin Abdulrahman Bin Muaammar was appointed Secretary-General of the Vienna-based King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) in October 2012. Prior to this appointment, he held a number of senior positions in the Saudi Arabian administration and various nonprofit organizations. Among the highlights of a distinguished career, which has encompassed major roles in state government and international organizations, the Secretary-General has served as Vice Minister of Education of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Advisor to the Royal Court of the then Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and Deputy of the National Guard for Cultural & Educational Affairs. The Secretary General was instrumental in the foundation of the King Abdulaziz Public Library in 1987, and the King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue in Riyadh (KACND) in 2003. He continues to work as Supervisor-General of both these organizations, as well as Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.