2005 News Story

State Department official meets with Saudi students

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Ms Maura Harty met with Saudi students yesterday at the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington DC.  The meeting, which was also attended by cultural attaches from the Washington Embassies of member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), focused on student visas. Ms Harty stressed that the United States is open to all and welcomes all students wishing to study in its universities and institutes.