Saudi Embassy Celebrates National Day

September 23, 2011

Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir today hosted a reception celebrating the 79th (81st according to the Hijra calendar) anniversary of the founding of the Saudi state in 1932 by King Abdulaziz Al-Saud.  Guests included U.S. government officials, members Congress and the diplomatic corps, and embassy staff and members of the Saudi community in Washington.

Saudi National Day, which marks the anniversary of the founding of the modern Kingdom by King Abdulaziz Al-Saud in 1932, is observed annually on September 23 and is celebrated throughout the Kingdom and by Saudi Embassies and missions throughout the world.

 
Ambassador Al-Jubeir with CIA Director David Petraeus

   
   


Ambassadord with First Responders firefighters who presended Ambassador Al-Jubeir with a plaque in recognition of his service “to the September 11th 2001 World Trade Center First Responders” last week in New York

  Ambassador Al-Jubeir and Saudi Cultural Attaché Dr. Mohammed Aleissa with Saudi children