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Diplomatic Representation for Saudi Arabia

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
February 27, 2007



February 5, 1946LEGATION OPENED
February 5, 1946Sheikh Asad Al-Faqih, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
February 8, 1946E.E. and M.P.
February 28, 1949Sheikh Asad Al-Faqih, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 4, 1949Amb. E. and P
August 3, 1955Sheikh Abdullah Al-Khayyal, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
August 11, 1955Amb. E. and P.
August 28, 1964Ibrahim 'Abd Allah al-Sowayel, Appt. Amb. E&P
September 18, 1964Amb. E. and P.
November 14, 1975Ali Abdallah Alireza, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 21, 1975Amb. E. and P.
June 27, 1979Sheikh Faisal Alhegelan, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
July 24, 1979Amb. E. and P.
September 27, 1983HRH Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Bin 'Abd, Appt
October 24, 1983Amb. E. and P.
September 12, 2005Prince Turki Al-Faisal Bin Abdul Aziz al Appt.
December 2, 2005Amb. E. and P.
February 21, 2007Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, Appt.
February 27, 2007Amb. E. and P.


Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary


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