Qualifications

PhD in Comparative Ideology, from the University of Exeter, Britain, 2002.* Member of the faculty at King Abdulaziz University, specializing in Comparative Ideology from 1997 to 2020.* Obtaining an American Fulbright scholarship as a visiting lecturer representing the Islamic world for the year 2007: Lecturing at three American universities in Philadelphia from 28 January to 17 February 2007.

Work Experiance

Vice-speaker of the Shura Council, from: 20/10/2020, until now.* President of the Arab Parliament from 10 December 2016 to 17 October 2020.* Member of the Arab Parliament from March 2012 to 9 December 2016.* Member of the Shura Council, from 2009 to 17 October 2020.* Chairman of the Education and Scientific Research Committee of the Shura Council for the years: 2015 and 2016.* Vice-Chairman of the Education and Scientific Research Committee of the Shura Council for three years: 2012-2013-2014.* Member of the Education and Scientific Research Committee of the Shura Council from 2009 until 2018*. Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Shura Council for the year 2019.

Seminar and Conferences

Participated and delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the inaugural term of the Fourth Regular Session of the Pan-African Parliament: 8 May 2017, Midrand, Republic of South Africa.* Delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the opening session of the Second Legislative Term of the Arab Parliament in Khartoum, in the presence of His Excellency President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, President of the Republic of Sudan: 31October 2017.* Participation in the Eleventh Meeting of Their Excellencies, the Speakers of the GCC Shura Councils, Council of Representatives, the Federal National Council, and the National Assembly on 8-9 January 2018 in Kuwait.* Participated and delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the Al Azhar International Conference in Support of Al Quds (Jerusalem), 17-18January 2018, Cairo, Egypt.* Participated and delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament in the Forum of the Association of Senates, Shura Councils and Similar Councils in Africa and the Arab World: 25-26 April 2018, Rabat, Morocco. Participated and delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the opening session of the International Conference on Women’s Political Participation, Global Justice and Competitiveness: 14-15 November 2018, in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament in the ceremony of announcing the Arab Document for Environmental Protection and Development: 27 November 2018, Muscat, Oman. Delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament in the opening session of the 34th term of the Council of Arab Ministers of Justice: 22 November 2018, Khartoum, Sudan.* Presided over the Arab Parliament Conference for High-ranking Arab Leaders: 9 February 2019, Cairo, Egypt.* Delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the hearing session dedicated by the Arab Parliament to the State of Sudan, which was held at the headquarters of the League of Arab States in Cairo, and attended by the heads of Arab councils and parliaments, representatives of the Arab League, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the African Parliament and the International Parliamentary Union, permanent representatives of Arab countries to the League of Arab States and ambassadors of the permanent members of the UN Security Council to the Arab Republic of Egypt: 10 February 2019.* Delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the opening session of the Yemeni Parliament in Seiyun, Hadramout, in the presence of His Excellency President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, President of the Republic of Yemen: 13 April 13 2019.* Chaired a symposium titled: "Towards Building a Unified Arab Strategy to Deal with Neighboring Countries",17 June 2019, Cairo, Egypt.* Chaired a symposium titled: "The Death Penalty in the Arab Countries and Guarantees of Implementation",7 June 2019, Cairo, Egypt.* Headed the Arab Parliament delegation to participate in the ceremony of signing the documents of the transfer of power in Sudan, 17August 2019, Khartoum, Sudan.* Delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the proclamation ceremony of the Arab Document for Women's Rights: 8 October 2019, Abu Dhabi, U. A. E.* Delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the closing session of the Second Legislative Term of the Arab Parliament, which was held virtually with the participation of His Excellency President Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine: 24 June 2020.* Delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the meeting of the Arab Parliament with the Arab Ministers of Education, which was held virtually under the presidency of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to discuss the education development document in the Arab world, 23 September 2020.

Membership

Secretary and member of the Restructuring of Health Sciences Faculties Committee (boys - girls) in Jeddah city, which is attached to King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah. * Member, Information Communication Committee for the Establishment of Universities. * Member of the Coordinating Council between King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Jeddah Governorate, from 2007 to 2009. * Member of King Abdulaziz University delegation in charge of discussing the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Chinese universities, 2008. * Head of the constituency No. (495) in the municipal elections of Jeddah Governorate, 2005. * Secretary of Council, Islamic Studies Dept, College of Arts and Humanities, 2002-2005. * Secretary of the Committee on Restructuring Plan of the stage of BA, Islamic Studies Dept, College of Arts and Humanities, King Abdulaziz University. * Chairman of the Committee formed from the Islamic Studies Dept. to study the issue of human rights in Islam and the introduction of its concepts within the terminology and curriculums of Islamic culture subjects. * Member of the Planning Committee for Higher Education Curriculums, Islamic Studies Dept, College of Arts and Humanities, KAU, 2002 -2004. * Coordinator of part time courses of the general and specialized subjects in the Islamic Studies Dept, 2005-2007.

Research and Publications

System of Shura, First Edition, 2003, London and New York: RoutledgeCurzon. * A Globalizing World?: Culture, Economics, Politics (Understanding Social Change): By David Held, translated by Dr.Mishal Fahm Al-Sulami, 2009. * Terms and Texts of Islamic Sciences (Arabic- English and English-Arabic) * Scientific researches published in refereed journals. * A critical study of the Contemporary Standards of Democracy and the Position of Islam from it, (Journal of Annals of Arts and Social Sciences ), March 2008, University of Kuwait, Kuwait. * Secularism between Western Embracement and Islamic Rejection, (the Scientific Journal of the Faculty of Fundamentals of Religion and Call, Menoufia, issue No.26, 2007, Al Azhar University, Egypt. * Islam's View Towards Woman and its Position Regarding Her Participation in the General Political Work, The Third Gulf Meeting: Social and Political Challenges for Gulf Woman, College of Social Sciences – University of Kuwait, 30/4/-3/5/2007. * Reform in Saudi Arabia: the Case of Municipal Elections, (Journal of King Abdulaziz University Arts and Humanities, Saudi Arabia, 2008, Vol. 16, No.2). * The First Saudi Electoral Experience: The Negative Aspects (Journal of Social Affairs, the UAE, 2009). * Democracy in the Arab World: the Islamic Foundation, (Open Democracy Net, published in 3 November 2005).

Awards

A letter of thanks from His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General on the occasion of the cultural activities, which I had the privilege to participate in during my study period in the United Kingdom. * A letter of thanks from His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Governor of Riyadh on the occasion of the cultural activities, which I had the privilege to participate in during my study period in the United Kingdom. * A letter of thanks from His Royal Highness Prince Metab bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Assistant Deputy Head of the National Guard for Military Affairs on the occasion of the cultural activities, which I had the privilege to carry out during my study period in the United Kingdom. * A letter of thanks and appreciation (dated March 7, 2007) from His Excellency the Deputy of the University of Chestnut Hill, Professor William Walker in Philadelphia on the occasion of giving a public lecture at the University entitled (How to Make Peace Between Islamic and Western Societies). * A letter of thanks from His Excellency the Deputy of the Ministry of Higher Education for Educational Affairs, Dr.Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz Al-Ohali regarding the positive impression of the Dean of the College of Chestn Hull (in the city of Philadelphia) during my visit, and the lectures that I have delivered at the College in the period from 3-10 February 2007.

Courses

Scientific Participations

The main speaker at the academic dialogue table on: The role of the Arab Parliament in defending the Issues of the Arab Nation, at the College of Economics and Administration - King Abdulaziz University: 3 April 2019.* Delivered a lecture among a series of the (Tahrir Dialogues) held by the American University in Cairo on: The Role of the Arab Parliament in Maintaining Arab National Security, 9 December 2019.* The main speaker at the symposium titled: "The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Efforts in Serving the Issues of the Arab Nation", College of Sharia and Islamic Studies at Umm Al-Qura University, 31December 2019.* Delivered a lecture titled: "Arab Solidarity to Face the Challenges in the Arab World", College of Law, Ain Shams University, 3March 2020.

Official visits to countries

A visit to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania: A meeting was held with His Excellency the President of the Republic, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Speaker of the National Assembly on 15-16 January 2017.* A visit to the Kingdom of Morocco: A meeting was held with the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Speaker of the House of Councilors, on 18January 2017.* A visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain: An official meeting was held with Mr. Ahmed Al-Mulla, Speaker of the Parliament, and Mr. Ali Al-Saleh, Speaker of the Shura Council, and a speech was delivered before the Bahraini Parliament on 23May 2017.* A visit to the Republic of Iraq: An official meeting was held with His Excellency Salim Al-Jubouri, Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, meeting with the heads of 40 parliamentary blocs, and delivered a speech before the Iraqi Council of Representatives on 15August 2017.* A visit to the People's Republic of China: An official meeting was held with His Excellency Mr. Zhang Dijiang, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, and meeting with the Deputy Foreign Minister, Mr. Chen Xiaodong, on 22-23 January 2018.* A visit to the Republic of France: An official meeting was held with Mr. Gérard Larché, President of the French Senate, who was handed over a letter to be delivered to His Excellency President Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic, requesting recognition of the State of Palestine and Jerusalem as its capital, on 28March 2018.* A visit to the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria: An official meeting was held with His Excellency Mr. Said Bouhjeh, Speaker of the National People's Assembly, and His Excellency Mr. Abdelkader Messahel, Minister of Foreign Affairs, on 28 February 2018 to 1 March, 2018.* A visit to the United Arab Emirates: An official meeting was held with His Excellency Dr. Amal Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council, on 8 October 2018.* A visit to the Republic of Sudan: An official meeting was held with His Excellency Staff General Abdel Fattah Al -Burhan, Chairman of the Transitional Military Council, and His Excellency General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, Vice-President of the Transitional Military Council, and a meeting with representatives of the various political and civil parties, on 8-10 July 2019.* A visit to the Republic of Tunisia: An official meeting was held with His Excellency President\ Qais Saeed, President of the Republic of Tunisia, and with His Excellency Mr. Rashid Al-Ghannousi, Speaker of the Assembly of the Representatives of the People, on 24 November 2019.* A visit to the Sultanate of Oman: An official meeting was held with His Highness\ Asaad bin Tariq Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs and Special Representative of the Sultan of Oman, and with His Excellency Dr. Yahya bin Mahfouz Al-Mandhari, Chairman of the State Council, and with His Excellency Sheikh\ Khaled bin Hilal bin Nasser, Speaker of the Shura Council, on 24 February 2020.

Official meetings with kings, presidents and high-ranking officials in the Arab countries

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 12March 2020.* His Excellency President Qais Said, President of the Republic of Tunisia, Tunisia, 24November 2019.* His Excellency Staff General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, Chairman of the Transitional Military Council - Khartoum, 8 July 2019.* His Excellency President Barham Salih, President of the Republic of Iraq, on the sidelines of the Arab Summit meetings in the Republic of Tunisia, 31March 2019.* His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, 15 November 2018.* His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, Kuwait, 8January 2018.* His Excellency President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, President of the Republic of Sudan, Khartoum, 31October 2017.* His Excellency President\ Fuad Masum, President of the Republic of Iraq, Baghdad, 14 August 2017.* His Excellency President Ismail Omar Gili, President of the Republic of Djibouti, on the sidelines of the Arab Summit meetings in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, 29 March 2017.* His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Amman, 28March 2017.* His Excellency President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz, President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Nouakchott, 16 January 2017.* His Excellency President\ Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Cairo, 13 December 2016.* His Highness Sayyid Asaad bin Tariq Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs and Special Representative of the Sultan of Oman, Muscat, 24 February 2020.* His Highness Prince\ Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saud, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, 11November 2019.* His Excellency Staff General Awad Mohamed, First Vice-President of the Sudanese Republic and Minister of Defense, on the sidelines of the Arab Summit meetings in the Republic of Tunisia, 31March 2019.* His Highness Mr. Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for Cabinet Affairs, Muscat, 27November 2018.* His Highness Sheikh\ Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Abu Dhabi, 8 October 2018.* His Excellency Mr. Saad Eddin Usmani, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Morocco, Rabat, 25April 2018.* His Excellency Mr. Fayez Al-Sarraj, Chairman of the Libyan Presidency Council, on the sidelines of the Arab Summit meetings in Dhahran, 15 April 2018.* His Excellency Mr. Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Cairo, 23 November 2017.* His Excellency President Haider Al-Abadi, Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq, on the sidelines of the Arab Summit meetings in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, 28March 2017.

Presiding over the Arab Parliament Conference and Speakers of Councils and Parliaments in Arab countries

The Second Conference of the Arab Parliament and Speakers of Arab Councils and Parliaments, 11 February 2017, in Cairo, the Arab Republic of Egypt.* The Third Conference of the Arab Parliament and Speakers of Arab Councils and Parliaments: 10 February, 2018 in Cairo, Egypt.

Participation in the Arab Parliamentary Union meetings

Delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the emergency meeting of the Arab Parliamentary Union on discussing Israeli violations in Jerusalem: 27 July 2017, Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco.* Delivered the Speech of the Arab Parliament at the 27th Conference of the Arab Parliamentary Union: 5April 2018, Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt.* Delivered the Speech of the Arab Parliament at the 29th Regular Conference of the Arab Parliamentary Union: 3 March 2019, in Amman, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Participation in the meetings of the Inter-Parliamentary Union

Delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the 136th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union: 1-5 April 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh.* Delivered the the speech of the Arab Parliament at the 137th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union: 14-18 October 2017, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation.* Delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the 138th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union: 25-27 March 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland.* Delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the 139th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union: 14-18 October 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland.* Delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the 141st session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union: 14-17 October 2015, in Belgrade, Serbia.

Participation in the Arab League Council meetings at the level of foreign ministers

The (147th ) ministerial-level Session of the Council of the Arab League: 7 March 2017, the headquarters of the League of Arab States, Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt.* The (148th ) ministerial-level Session of the Council of the Arab League: 12 March 2017, the headquarters of the League of Arab States, Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt.* The (149th ) ministerial-level Session of the Council of the Arab League: 6 March 2018, the headquarters of the League of Arab States, Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt.* The (150th ) ministerial-level Session of the Council of the Arab League: 11 sept. 2018, the headquarters of the League of Arab States, Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt.* The (151th ) ministerial-level Session of the Council of the Arab League: 6 March 2019, the headquarters of the League of Arab States, Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt.* The (152th ) ministerial-level Session of the Council of the Arab League: 10 sept. 2019, the headquarters of the League of Arab States, Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt.* The (153th ) ministerial-level Session of the Council of the Arab League: 4 March 2020, the headquarters of the League of Arab States, Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt.

Participations in the Arab League Council meetings at the summit level

Participated and delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the opening session of the 28th Term of the League of Arab States Council at the summit level: 29 March 2017, the Dead Sea, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.* Participated in the 29th ordinary session of the League of Arab States Council at the summit level: 15 April 2018, Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.* Participated and delivered the speech of the Arab Parliament at the 30th Regular Term of the League of Arab States Council at the summit level: 31 March 2019, Republic of Tunisia.