Saudi Arabia is led by the Royal Family. Royal family here means the family of King Abdul Aziz. History has witnessed great leaders in Saudi Arabia starting from King Abdul Aziz to King Salman bin Abdul Aziz. The King is also known as Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in Saudi Arabia. We read about the Royal Family in news and watch them on television. However, today we are going to talk about them on a lighter note. Yes, today we are going to educate our readers about the world records held by the Royal Family of Saudi Arabia. The source of all the below information is Guinness Book of World Records. You may open their website and search for Saudi Arabia. You will find all below mentioned records there.[irp]
1-The house of Al Saud in Saudi Arabia consists of over 4,000 royal princes and over 30,000 royal relatives according to a study in 2002. This number has been expected to have risen by now, but they have no doubt retained their position as the largest royal family in the world. Source: Guinness Book of World Records
2-Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud is the first Royal to have ever gone into space. The Prince flew on board the STS-51-G mission as a Payload Specialist. He flew into space on 17th June 1985 and returned home on 24th June 1985. Source: Guinness Book of World Record
3-The Late King Abdullah held the world record for being the oldest reigning monarch in the world during his lifetime. The Late King was born in 1924 at the age of 87 was considered as the oldest Monarch to ever rule over a Kingdom throughout history. Source: Guinness Book of World Records
4-The Oldest Prime Minister of any country was the late King Abdullah. King Abdullah was born in 1924 and became King and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 2005. Source: Guinness Book of World Records
5-The most expensive perfume in the world, the V1, is designed by Arfaq in the UK. The perfume is only 29 ml; however, it raked in an astonishing price of US$ 232450 or GBP 122490. The buyer of this perfume was His Royal Highness, Prince Faisal Bin Fahad bin Abdullah Al Saud, who was the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Source: Guinness Book of World Records
Very few countries can match the great feats that have been achieved by the hard work and dedication of the people and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They quite rightly deserve these records as they truly are the best at whatever they do or plan to do. The quality and dedication of their work and ethics can also not be compared to any other nation or people or country anywhere else in the world.