Ambassador Al-Jubeir meets with Shura Council delegation

June 18, 2008

Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel A. Al-Jubeir met with a delegation from the Majlis Al-Shura (Consultative Council) at the Embassy in Washington today.

Yesterday, Ambassador Al-Jubeir hosted a luncheon in the delegation’s honor at the Embassy.

The Shura Council delegation is currently in Washington for a week-long visit to the United States. The visit aims to enhance Saudi-US relations on the governmental level.

While in Washington, the delegation has met with US elected officials as well as think tanks.

The delegation consists of Council members Dr. Bandar Al-Eiban, Eng. Osama Al-Kurdi, Yousuf Al-Maimani and Dr. Khalid Al-Awwad. It also includes Dr. Nuhad Al-Jishi, a consultant in pediatrics and neonatology at the Dammam Maternity and Children’s Hospital who serves as an advisor to the Council.