Mazen bin Ghazi Dirar is the chairman of the National Committee for Hajj, Umrah and Visit Activities.
He is also a business development consultant at Kidana and the Royal Commission for Makkah City and Holy Sites.
Dirar received a bachelor’s degree in political science from King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah. He also completed several English language courses at the University of San Diego in California.
His vision focuses on seeking to advance the Hajj, Umrah and tourism sector by devoting his experiences and skills acquired through the technical, administrative, advisory, executive and leadership positions that he has held during his life in various organizations and companies in the government and private sectors.
Dirar started his career as general manager of Makkah Group and Al-Mahdar for hotels. He was also the founder and vice chairman of the Zamzam International Co.
He has founded or been a partner at many companies including Saudi Afwaj Co., Shakadef Transport Co., and Qafil Al-Mashaer Co.
Dirar also served as chairman of Saudi Housing Co., Bakkah Corporation for Technology and Advertising Solutions, Saudi Seasons Transport Co. Ltd., and Takamul International.
He was a member of the Saudi Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Makkah, secretary-general of the National Committee for Hajj and Umrah at the Council of Saudi Chambers, a member of the Committee for Disabled Children in Makkah, a member of the Committee of Al-Ber Society in Makkah, and a member of the hotel committee of the Saudi Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
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