Rabat – Saudi Prince Bandar bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud died at the age of 52, on Monday, March 12, the Saudi Royal Court announced in a statement.
His funeral prayers took place at the Grand Mosque in Makkah following the Asr prayer on Tuesday, March 13, the official Saudi News Agency (SPA) reported.
Born in 1965, Prince Bandar was a businessman who held positions in several organizations. The best-known of his business activities is Al Watan in Saudi Arabia, a daily newspaper known for its progressive views.
Bandar bin Khalid was the chairman of the board of directors of Assir Foundation for publishing and printing, which published of Al Watan. He was also the chairman of Investments Enterprises, a holding company with subsidiaries in many sectors.