Ambassador Al-Jubeir holds reception for U.S. Department of State employees

February 26, 2009

Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel A. Al-Jubeir hosted a luncheon yesterday at the Embassy in Washington for U.S. Foreign Service Officers preparing for assignments at the American Embassy in Riyadh and the U.S. consulates in Jeddah and Dhahran.


Ambassador Adel A. Al-Jubeir (center) with Foreign Service officers
Addressing the group, Ambassador Al-Jubeir stressed the deeply historical and friendly relationship between the Kingdom and the United States in various fields.

He noted the significant increase in Saudi scholarships to the United States within the framework of the Program of Foreign Scholarship of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, as well as the exchange of visits and delegations in various political, diplomatic, cultural and commercial fields.

Ambassador Al-Jubeir affirmed the commitment of the Saudi government to further deepen bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries on various issues of common concern.