2007 News Story

Ambassador-designate meets with Embassy staff, department heads

  HE Adel Al-Jubeir greets Embassy staff

Saudi Ambassador-designate to the United States Adel Al-Jubeir toured the Embassy in Washington today. He held preliminary meetings with heads of departments, and met with individual staff members.

Al-Jubeir arrived in Washington to assume his post on February 9. He succeeds Prince Turki Al-Faisal, who resigned last year for personal reasons.

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz appointed Al-Jubeir Ambassador to the United States on January 29, 2007.