Sunday, January 23, 2011

The 50 biggest Superycahts In The world - Number 47 Tueq

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The superyacht Tueq is owned by Prince Salman bin Abd al-Aziz ibn Abd al-Rahman of Saudi Arabia. He is one of the Sudairi Seven, a son of Ibn Saud and Hassa bint Ahmad Al-Sudairi. Born on 31st Of December 1939, he currently serves as the Governor of Riyadh, a position he has held since 1962. Prince Salman is reported to arbitrate disputes among the members of the royal family which, along with the governorship of Saudi Arabia's capital city, and a reputation for fairness and competence, has propelled him to be amongst the Kingdom's most powerful royals. He is also known as the owner of Asharq Al-Awsat, a leading Arabic international newspaper.

In 1962, Prince Salman became the influential Governor of Riyadh Region, which takes its name from Saudi Arabia’s capital city. During that time, he has supervised and encouraged the expansive growth of the city from a mid-sized town into a major urban metropolis. On a larger stage, Prince Salman has also served as an important liaison to develop tourism, capital projects, and foreign investment inside his country. Salman is known to favor strong political and economic ties to the West, but is also a staunch supporter of poor Muslim nations like Somalia, Sudan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and more recently, Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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