2005 News Story

King Fahd nominates new Ambassador to United States
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today issued the following statement:

After more than twenty years of distinguished service as Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United States of America, during which time he demonstrated exceptional gifts and rendered outstanding services to his King and his country, His Royal Highness Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz recently appealed to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz to relieve him of his duties for personal reasons. In appreciation of these reasons, King Fahd has graciously acquiesced.

At the same time, King Fahd has reaffirmed his trust in current Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Ireland Prince Turki Al-Faisal, by issuing a Royal Order to start the process for his nomination to the post of Ambassador to the United States.

[See profile  of Prince Turki]