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Saif al-Islam Muammar al-Gaddafi
( lit. Sword of Islam Muammar al-Gaddafi) (born June 25, 1972) is a son of Muammar al-Gaddafi, leader of Libya.
In 1994, Saif al-Islam graduated with a BSc in Engineering Science from Tripoli's Al Fateh University, gained an MBA from Vienna's IMADEC University in 2000 and PhD from London School of Economics in 2008. He is an architect with his own architectural agency in Tripoli – the National Engineering Service and Supplies Company.
Saif is the president of the Libyan National Association for Drugs and Narcotics Control (DNAG). In 1997, he founded the official charity, the Gaddafi International Foundation for Charity Associations, which has intervened in various hostage situations involving Islamic militants and the crisis of the HIV trial in Libya and the resulting European Union-Libyan rapprochement. Saif also performs public relations and diplomatic roles on behalf of his father. He has been mentioned as a possible successor, though he has denied this