Prince Sultan was born in Riyadh on the 27th of June, 1956, the second son of His Majesty, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.
He earned his Master’s Degree in Social and Political Science from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs – Syracuse University, USA in 1999.
He has been an avid pilot since 1976 and has accumulated more than 7000 flight hours.
In June 17th 1985, Prince Sultan was chosen to represent Arab Sat-the Arab world’s satellite agency-as Payload Specialist on the Space Shuttle Discovery Mission STS 51G.
Since 2008 he has served as the President and Chairman of the Board of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage. He had served as the Commission’s Secretary General since its inception in 2000.
Prince Sultan was elected Chairman of the Board of the Disabled Children’s Association in 1988.
In 1996 he founded the non-profit foundation Al-Turath [Heritage], and serves as its president.
Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Saudi Aviation Club since 2001.
Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Presidency of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia since 2005.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, King Salman Center Foundation and Center for Disability Research since 2008.
Prince Sultan is active in many charitable and humanitarian organizations and enjoys skiing, flying, photography, architecture, reading and travel.