Princess Reema sworn in as Saudi ambassador to US

Princess Reema replaces Prince Khalid bin Salman, the younger brother of the Saudi Crown Prince, who was appointed vice defence minister in Saudi Arabia
Princess Reema sworn in as Saudi ambassador to US
Princess Reema Bint Bandar Bin Sultan was sworn in on Tuesday as Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States, becoming the kingdom's first female envoy.
By Staff writer
Wed 17 Apr 2019 08:47 AM

Princess Reema Bint Bandar Bin Sultan was sworn in on Tuesday as Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States, becoming the kingdom's first female envoy. 

Princess Reema follows in her father's footsteps, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, was also Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the US from 1983 to 2005. 

She repalces Prince Khalid bin Salman, the younger brother of the Saudi Crown Prince, who was appointed vice defence minister in Saudi Arabia.

She took the oath alongside other new ambassadors assigned to Austria, Cameroon, and Cyprus. The oath of office was taken at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh in front of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman. 

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