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Prince Feisal celebrates birthday today

By JT - Oct 10,2017 - Last updated at Oct 10,2017

AMMAN — HRH Prince Feisal on Wednesday marks his 54th birthday, according to a Royal Court statement.

Born on October 11, 1963 in Amman, Prince Feisal received his elementary education at the Islamic Educational College in Amman and continued his schooling in the United Kingdom.

In 1971, he went to the United States to complete his secondary education in Massachusetts and in Washington, DC.

His Royal Highness enrolled in Brown University in 1981, graduating in 1985 with a bachelor’s of science in electronic engineering.

In 1998, Prince Feisal graduated with a master’s degree in management from the London Business School.

During his years as an undergraduate, Prince Feisal also trained as a pilot, obtaining his pilot licence in 1982 and receiving his wings, after which he completed basic and advanced fast jet training courses in the UK.

A Royal Decree was issued on 20 September 2004, appointing His Royal Highness, who holds the rank of lieutenant general, as special assistant to the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army.

On December 18, 2016, a Royal Decree named Prince Feisal Adviser to His Majesty and Chairman of the National Policies Council.

Prince Feisal is also the chairman of the board of trustees of the King Abdullah II Centre for Excellence, and the chairman of the higher organisational committee of the Special Operation Forces Exhibition.

His Royal Highness also heads the Royal Water Commission, and is president of the Jordan Olympic Committee and chairman of Jordan Motorsport.

Prince Feisal is the founder and chairman of Generations For Peace organisation and the chairman of the Olympic Council of Asia’s (OCA) Peace Through Sport Committee. 

In addition, His Royal Highness has been a member of the International Olympic Committee since 2010, and a member of the OCA’s executive board, as well as a Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile senator.

Prince Feisal has represented Jordan at a number of Arab and international fora.

His Royal Highness has six children: Their Royal Highnesses Princess Ayah, Prince Omar, Princess Sara, Princess Aisha, Prince Abdullah and Prince Muhammad.

 

On January 4, 2014, Prince Feisal married Her Royal Highness Princess Zeina Al Feisal.

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