WORLD Saudi Arabia appoints 1st female ambassador to US

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Saudi Arabia appoints 1st female ambassador to US

Xinhua

20:55, February 24, 2019

RIYADH, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) - Saudi Arabia appointed on Sunday Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan as the first female ambassador to the United States, Saudi Press Agency reported.

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In this file photo taken on October 24, 2018 Saudi Princess Reema bint Bandar al-Saud speaks during the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in the capital Riyadh. (File Photo: VCG)

The appointment was announced as part of royal orders that also include the recruitment of Prince Khalid bin Salman Al Saud, former Saudi ambassador to the United States, as deputy defense minister.

The princess has served as deputy head of the Planning and Development of the Saudi General Sports Authority.

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