The organization describes itself as ‘a group of committed individuals that have formed an interconnected network of volunteers, aided by dedicated professionals in the field, to help animals in need’.
Khaled has worked with the Saudi Humane Society in the past – teaming up with the group last Summer to install 40 water tanks across Riyadh to feed stray dogs and cats]and wild animals
‘Humbled and honored’
Khaled announced the news over social media, saying: “Thank you to the Saudi Minister of Labor and Social Development and the Saudi Humane Society for appointing me President of the Saudi Humane Society. I am humbled and honored for this incredible privilege.”
His announcement was met with largely positive feedback on his Instagram feed, with one user saying: “Congratulations. Thank you for standing for the voiceless.”
Another added: “Congrats that’s amazing, I’m so so happy to have someone like you fighting for the animals.”