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King Waleed Bin Talaal Ka Pvt Jet Hai Jis Mein Sab kuch available hai
The Saudi Prince spent a whopping amount for his Boeing 747 in 2003 and had it customized with a throne-like chair in the living room, a dining table that seats 14 and two luxurious bedrooms. The big plane’s crew consists of 11 flight attendants from around the world. Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal in the conference hall of Boeing 747
Al-Waleed bin Talal's conference room in Boeing 747 Master dining table in Prince's aircraft Another of his 'AIR TOYS' the Airbus A30 A sample master bedroom of Al-Waleed bin Talal's aircraft, Airbus A380
Al Waleed also owns more than 200 cars, including Rolls Royces, Lamborghinis, Ferraris etc.
The owner of not 10 or 20 but more than 300 of the most exotic and luxurious vehicles ever built, Prince Al Walid Bin Talal owns a diamond studded handmade Mercedes SL600 car which truly symbolizes the billionaire Prince’s power and opulence. The stunning work is mixture of diamonds and Swarovski crystals. Car was unveiled in 2007 in Dubai to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mercedes.
Al-Walid owns a Rolls-Royce Phantom which truly symbolizes the billionaire Prince’s power and opulence. The interiors of this powerful car feature special oak-wood finished panels, a LCD television set, separate air-conditioning controls for the front and back seats, storage for Champagne and occupant sensors. Even the color of the car can be customized according to the preference of the owner.
The billionaire Saudi prince Al waleed bin talal owns an exclusive handmade diamond Ducati motorcycle, with cost estimated at about $4.8 million. Specially ordered by the royal prince, the majestic bike is not crafted entirely from diamonds but partially from Swarovski crystals, still it looks an absolute sparkling beauty Among his many assets are: a 95 percent stake in Kingdom Holding Company; 91 percent ownership of Rotana Video & Audio Visual Company; 90 percent ownership of LBC SAT; 7 percent ownership of News Corporation; about 6 percent ownership of Citigroup; and 17 percent ownership of Al Nahar and 25 percent ownership of Al Diyar, two daily newspapers published in Lebanon.
In addition to his 63rd place ranking on the Forbes Billionaire List in 2011, Prince Al-Waleed topped the first Saudi Rich List issued in 2009, with a fortune of $16.3bn.
HIS PALACES :
Kingdom Resort : It contains three lakes integrated with splendid gardens. This is where he entertains his guests, it is located in Hay al Huda
Promotion Palace : This palace is frequently shown in videos for the promotion of public relations which is why locals have dubbed it as "Promotion Palace". It has three swimming pools and large splendid palace. The mosque on the left and the palace next to it are also his. According to Time Magazine "Al-Waleed and his two wives live in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in a $300 million sand-colored palace whose 317 rooms are adorned with 1,500 tons of Italian marble, silk oriental carpets, gold-plated faucets and 250 TV sets. It has four kitchens, for Arabic, Continental and Asian cuisines, and a fifth just for dishing up desserts, run by chefs who can feed 2,000 people on an hour's notice. There is also a lagoon-shaped pool and a 45-seat basement cinema"
Promotion Palace Kingdom Oasis : Still under construction this 4 million square metre luxury resort will include a 70,000 square metre lake and a private zoo.
Kingdom Oasis SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES : Much of the charitable activities of Al Waleed are in the field of educational initiatives to bridge gaps between Western and Islamic communities. Over the years, he has funded a number of centers of American studies in universities in the Middle East and centers of Islamic studies in Western universities
CONTROVERSY AFTER 9/11 : Immediately after the 9/11 attacks, Al Waleed gave a cheque of $10 million to New York City Mayor Rudolf Giuliani. He publicized a written statement upon his donation, stating “At times like this, we must address some of the issues that led to such a criminal attack. I believe the government of the United States of America should re-examine its policies in the Middle East and adopt a more balanced stance toward the Palestinian cause.” As a result of his statement, Giuliani returned the cheque....He isn't scared to speak his mind joor!
Al Waleed spoke to a Saudi weekly magazine, regarding the rejection of his cheque by the mayor: "The whole issue is that I spoke about their position [on the Middle East conflict] and they didn’t like it because there are Jewish pressures and they are afraid of them.
LATEST GIST : Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal to build world’s tallest tower
Saudi billionaire unveiled plans on Tuesday to build the world’s tallest tower in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah, signing a 4.6 billion riyal ($1.23 billion) contract with Bin Laden Group.
The proposed tower, which will rise more than 1,000 metres and take just over five years to complete, is the centrepiece of the planned Kingdom City development being built outside Jeddah by Prince Alwaleed’s Kingdom Holding .He said ......
" Building this tower in Jeddah sends a financial and economic message that should not be ignored,” Prince Alwaleed told reporters. “It has a political depth to it to tell the world that we Saudis invest in our country despite what is happening around us from events, turmoil and revolutions even."When completed, the tower would replace Dubai’s 828-metre Burj Khalifa as the tallest tower in the world. The Burj Khalifa was built by Emaar Properties for a total cost of $1.5 billion.
According to a statement on company's web site ‘ With a total construction area of over 500,000 square meters, the soaring Kingdom Tower will be a mixed-use building featuring a Four Seasons hotel, Four Seasons serviced apartments, first class office space, luxury condominiums and an observatory that will be higher than the world’s current highest observation deck. The overall construction cost of the tower is $1.2 billion and the overall estimated cost of the entire Kingdom City project is anticipated to be SR75 billion $20 billion”