Khalid Al-Muqrin, director of Majmaah University

Khalid Al-Muqrin
Updated 03 December 2019

Khalid Al-Muqrin, director of Majmaah University

  • Al-Muqrin obtained his bachelor’s, master’s and a doctorate in Islamic economics from Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in Riyadh
  • His consultation background includes conducting a study on the future of Islamic banks in cooperation with the International Association of Islamic Banks

Dr. Khalid Al-Muqrin has been the director of Majmaah University since Dec. 17, 2009.

Al-Muqrin obtained his bachelor’s, master’s and a doctorate in Islamic economics from Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in Riyadh, where he also held administrative positions such as head, and later dean, of the economics and administrative sciences department, and vice-chancellor for student affairs.

His teaching experience includes economic thought, Zakat economics, Islamic economics, the economics of the Kingdom and the Islamic world, and industrial economics, among others.

Al-Muqrin has also mediated many research journals and scientific conferences and has participated in a number of seminars and meetings. He has appeared on several radio programs and TV shows to express his views on economic issues.

His consultation background includes conducting a study on the future of Islamic banks in cooperation with the International Association of Islamic Banks. He has also conducted several studies for the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, and participated in the scientific committee of the Islamic financial markets symposium.

Al-Muqrin is also a member of the Society of the Saudi Economy.


Walid bin Abdullah Bukhari, Saudi ambassador to Lebanon

Updated 09 August 2020

Walid bin Abdullah Bukhari, Saudi ambassador to Lebanon

Saudi Arabia has stepped up its relief efforts in Lebanon following the deadly explosions in Beirut.

Saudi Ambassador Walid bin Abdullah Bukhari said the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center began organizing emergency aid immediately after the incident.

Bukhari has been the Saudi envoy to Lebanon since December 2018. He previously served as charge d’affaires at the embassy from March 2018 until his current appointment.

Bukhari obtained a bachelor’s degree in political science with distinction at the King Abdul Aziz University in 1995.

He obtained a higher diploma in diplomatic studies at the Institute of Diplomatic Studies in Riyadh in 2000, and a master’s in international politics from California State University, Fullerton.

He joined the Saudi diplomatic corps in 1996. In 1999, he was appointed deputy head of the mission of the Kingdom’s embassy in Niger.

Bukhari served as the consul general in Los Angeles from 2002 to 2006. In 2007, he was appointed to the office of the undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He became director of total quality management in 2009.

In 2013, he was assigned a role at the Saudi Embassy in Berlin. He was appointed assistant director general of planning and development at the ministry in 2016. He also served as the director general of diplomatic affairs and protocol and deputy undersecretary for protocol affairs in 2017.