Saudi Arabia Appoints First Ever Female Envoy to US - Royal Decree

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24 February 2019

For the first time in Saudi Arabia's history, a woman will occupy a high diplomatic position, ONA reports citing the Saudi Press Agency.

Saudi Arabia appointed Prince Khalid bin Salman, the king's son, deputy defence minister and named Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan to replace him as ambassador to the United States, the state news agency reported citing the royal decree. 

"I extend the most sincere thanks and gratitude to His Majesty… the Crown Prince… for this precious trust in appointing an ambassador to the United States of America", Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan wrote on her Twitter page.

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