|Ghazi Abdul Rahman Algosaibi|
Hafuf, Saudi Arabia
|Occupation||Minister of Labour|
Dr Ghazi Abdul Rahman Algosaibi (Arabic:غازي بن عبدالرحمن القصيبي) , (born 1940 , Hofuf , Saudi Arabia ) is a Saudi Arabian liberal politician, technocrat, novelist, current Minister of Labor,and well-known intellectual belonging to the Al Gosaibi family.
A scion of one of the oldest trading families of the Nejd, Dr Algosaibi has been considered among Saudi Arabia's foremost technocrats since the mid 1970s.
Dr Algosaibi attended the University of Cairo and received his Law degree in 1961. Dr Algosaibi moved to the United States where he completed his MA in international relations from the University of Southern California in 1964. and he obtained his PhD in Law from the University of London1970
Associate professor, dean of the Faculty of Commerce and head of the department of political science at King Saud University; Director General of Saudi Railways Organization; held cabinet portfolios in health, and industry and electricity; instrumental in setting up Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) ; chairman of Jubail Petrochemical Company (Sadaf) and Yanbu Petrochemical Company (Yanpet); served on Public Investment Fund, Supreme Manpower Council, and Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu; ambassador to Bahrain 1984 to 1992; ambassador to United Kingdom and Ireland 1992 to 2002; Minister of Water since 2002, when the Ministry, created in 2001, became effective, and of Water and Electricity when renamed in May 2003; Minister of Labor since April, 2004