The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Director's Lunch with HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal.

His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud is a Founder and Trustee of the King Faisal Foundation, and also the Chairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies. Additionally, he is a Trustee of the Oxford Islamic Center at Oxford University and the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) at Georgetown University. HRH is a visiting Distinguished Professor at Georgetown University.  He is a former Lamont Lecturer at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He received an honorary PhD in Law in 2010 from the University of Ulster in Ireland, and an honorary PhD in International Politics in 2011 from the University of Hankuk in Korea.

HRH was appointed as an Advisor at the Royal Court in 1973. In 1977, HRH was appointed Director General (with a rank of Minister) of the General Intelligence Directorate (GID), Saudi Arabia's main foreign intelligence service and served as the head of the GID until August 2001. In October 2002, HRH was appointed as the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. He served in that position until July 2005, when he was appointed as Ambassador to the United States. He retired in February 2007.

HRH is an active participant in the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, the Global Economic Symposium, and the Clinton Global Initiative’s Annual Meeting. HRH is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Library of Alexandria, a member of the Board of the Beirut Institute, member of the Board of Trustees of the Council for Arab & International Relations and a member of the Advisory Council of the Munich Security Conference. HRH was born in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. HRH completed his studies at Georgetown University.

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