Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Washington, D.C.

The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C. (Arabic: سفارة المملكة العربية السعودية لدى الولايات المتحدة) is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's main and largest diplomatic mission to the United States. It is located at 601 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C., in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood, near the Watergate complex, and Kennedy Center.[1]

Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Washington, D.C.
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LocationWashington, D.C.
AddressN.W.
Coordinates38°53′52″N 77°3′14″W / 38.89778°N 77.05389°W / 38.89778; -77.05389Coordinates: 38°53′52″N 77°3′14″W / 38.89778°N 77.05389°W / 38.89778; -77.05389
AmbassadorReema bint Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Websitesaudiembassy.net

AmbassadorsEdit

 
Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C.
Tenure Name (English) Name (Arabic) House of Saud Remarks
2019-2021–present Reema bint Bandar Al Saud ريما بنت بندر بن سلطان آل سعود Yes [2]
2017–2019 Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud خالد بن سلمان بن عبد الله آل سعود Yes [3]
October 2015 – April 2017 Abdullah bin Faisal bin Turki bin Abdullah Al Saud عبد الله بن فيصل بن تركي بن عبد الله آل سعود Yes [4]
2007 – October 2015 Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir عادل بن أحمد الجبير No
2005–2007 Turki bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud تركي بن فيصل بن عبد الـعزيز آل سعود Yes
1983–2005 Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud بندر بن سلطان بن عبد العزيز آل سعود Yes
1979–1983 Faisal bin Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Al-Hegelan [ar] فيصل بن عبد العزيز عبد الرحمن الحجيلان No
1975–1979 Ali Alireza علي رضا No
1964–1975 Ibrahim bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah Al Suwaiyel إبراهيم بن عبد الله بن عبد العزيز بن عبد الله السويّل No [5]
1954–1964 Abdullah Al-Khayyal عبدالله الخيّال No
1945–1954 Assad Al-Faqih أسعد الفقيه No

Jamal Khashoggi WayEdit

In 2021, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2A voted to rename the street in front of the embassy, New Hampshire Avenue NW, to "Jamal Khashoggi Way", following the assassination of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.[6][7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia". Stapleton-Gray & Associates, Inc. Retrieved 2018-07-14.
  2. ^ Rogers, Katie (September 12, 2017). "She is 38 years old, a princess and represents a Kingdom: Meet Washington's Newest Ambassador". stepvisa. Retrieved September 11, 2021.
  3. ^ Rogers, Katie (September 12, 2017). "He's 28, a Prince and Representing a Kingdom: Meet Washington's Newest Ambassador". The New York Times. Retrieved September 14, 2017.
  4. ^ "Ambassador's Message". Saudiembassy.net. Retrieved 2015-10-21.
  5. ^ "Saudi Ambassadors to the United States". Saudiembassy.net. 2012-07-18. Archived from the original on 2016-06-11. Retrieved 2014-08-24.
  6. ^ Criss, Doug (November 29, 2018). "A DC neighborhood group just voted to rename the street in front of the Saudi embassy for Jamal Khashoggi". CNN. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  7. ^ Franklin, Jonathan (8 December 2021). "D.C. Council renames the street in front of the Saudi embassy after Jamal Khashoggi". NPR.

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