Q.1 When was King Faisal born?
Ans. The Late King Faisal of Saudi Arabia was born in 1907. He was the second son of King Abdul Aziz Ibn Sa’ud.
Q.2 From whom did he receive his religious education?
Ans. King Faisal belonged to a noble and religious family so the received his religious education from his maternal grand father Sheikh Abdullah Bin Latif.
Q.3 When Faisal was made the King?
Ans. Faisal was made King after the illness of his elder brother King Saud in 1964. The council of Ministers chose him as a king because of his wisdom and intelligence.
Q.4 How did Faisal rule Saudi Arabia?
Ans. Being an able ruler and possessing great qualities of Leadership. Faisal ruled Saudi Arabia wisely and justly Saudi Arabia was polished under his rule because of his sincere leadership and love for his country. He did his best for the development of the country.
Q.5 How did he develop his country?
Ans. Keeping a vast governing experience, Faisal took all necessary steps to develop his country. He spends a lot of money to promote his people and provided the basic amenities of life to the people at their footsteps. He setup new industries and milk, provided the education with stipends compulsory and took every step to increase mineral oil’s production, which is the main source of income. Vast areas deserts were irrigated and brought under cultivation.
Q.6 What were the feelings of King Faisal about Pakistan?
Ans. King Faisal was a sincere friend and well-wisher of the people of Pakistan. He showed his sincerely on several occasions by providing all-out metal and material support. He felt deeply on the separation of Pakistan. He was the one who gave the “Castle of Islam” to Pakistan and his name shall live forever in the hearts of Pakistan.
Q.7 Why was King Faisal against the State of Israel?
Ans. King Faisal was against the state of Israel, because of its enmity towards the Arabs. Infact, he was aware of the aggressive designs of European block, that why he condemned the illegal occupation of Israel. He demanded that the previous state of Jerusalem should be restored i.e. to be given under the control of Muslims as a holy Islamic city.
Q.8 What did Faisal do for the Arabs in their war against Israel?
Ans. Faisal made every possible effort to get back the Arab territories and provided full financial support to Arabs. He never recognized the state of Israel and did not establish any kind of relation with it at any level. He was the one who introduce the Arabs as a community.
Q.9 When was King Faisal killed?
Ans. King Faisal was killed by a wicked nephew of his on 25th March, 1975. Actually he was murdered by a skillful fabricated plan.
Q.10 How did the Muslims feel over his death?
Ans. The Muslims felt deep sorrow over his death. Pakistan now in his death as one of their family members had died. His name shall be written in the letters of gold and will be remembered forever.