MA.Sc in Marine Straights Strategies, Saudi Armed Forces Staff College. ( 1988 )
BA.Sc of the Pakistan Naval Academy from the University of Karachi. ( 1974 )
Served in the Royal Saudi Naval Forces for forty (40) years. Commander
of the Royal Saudi Navy’s Eastern Fleet for 7 years until retirement in 2011
Served the entire span of a naval career in the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman
The Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean – before, during, and after Gulf War I and II
Coordinating and commanding (Industrial Security) joint efforts between Navy.
Coastguard and Armco Industrial Security to secure Maritime Infrastructure of Saudi oilfields . (Abdullah Plan for oilfield protection).
Strengthening the bonds between the Royal Saudi Arabian Navy and GCC Navies in the Arabian Gulf and navies of the USA, UK, French. Pakistan, and Australia.
Commanding Fleet operations in the Arabian gulf, as well as support to bilateral and multilateral exercises, contributed greatly to the. region’s maritime security.