The President of AGFUND –
Birth of H.R.H. Prince Talal Bin Abdul Aziz
H.R.H. Prince Talal Bin Abdul Aziz was born in the year 1353 Hijrah in Taïf (Saudi Arabia), where time and place had a profound influence shaping his personality and character. He had grown up with real love and passion for philanthropy and a solid belief in the importance of solidarity and compassion with the poor and the needy.
The core beliefs of H.R.H. Prince Talal exist in his interest in humanitarian work. His outlook is based on his strong conviction that human development and protecting the dignity of disadvantaged citizens of the world, can only be achieved by investing in human beings. This philosophy is supportive to the continuous efforts exerted by international organizations to struggle for development in order to encounter the severe challenges facing millions of people in our world.
Prince Talal has dedicated his life and efforts to alleviate the suffering of poor groups in the developing nations, particularly women and children. The noble missions exerted by H.R.H. have identified him among the most leading philanthropists and humanitarians in the world, and one of the most distinguished Arab personalities known for their outstanding contributions in the field of development, particularly sustainable human development.