Saudi Arabia’s new ambassador to the United States Princess Reema Bint Bandar is to head the kingdom’s new Saudi Special Olympics Federation.
Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal, chairman of the board of directors of the General Sports Authority (GSA) and president of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, issued an order to establish the Saudi Special Olympics Federation.
Princess Reema Bint Bandar, who recently became the country’s first female envoy, was appointed as head of the new federation.
The announcement coincides with Saudi Arabia's decision to participate in the Abu Dhabi 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games, scheduled to be held from March 14 to 21.For all the latest Saudi Arabia news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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