Minister of Culture Appoints Jihad Al-Khaldi as CEO of Music Commission

 Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, Minister of Culture, has appointed Saudi Musician Jihad Al-Khalidi as Chief Executive Officer (CEO of the Music Commission in a first step to start the work of the Commission and its responsibilities towards developing the Saudi music sector.

Jihad Al-Khalidi has experience in the field of music extending for more than 33 years, where she worked as a violinist within the Egyptian Orchestra for 8 years, and also obtained a Bachelor’s degree in violin playing and music theory from the Higher Institute of Music in Cairo, along with her experience and administrative knowledge.

The Ministry of Culture, through the Music Commission, seeks to regulate and develop the music sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and to support and encourage practitioners in it.