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5 June 2012

New Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia
Presents Credentials

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

VIENNA, 5 June (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Salloum, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

Mr. Al-Salloum is Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Austria. During his career with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which he joined in 1982, Mr. Al-Salloum has served in various capacities, among them:

Deputy Minister for Consular Affairs (2008); Assistant Deputy Minister for Consular Affairs (2004-08); Consul General of Saudi Arabia, Los Angeles (1996-2004); Embassy of Saudi Arabia to Italy (1995-96); Office of Minister of Foreign Affairs (1984-1995).

Mr. Al-Salloum holds a Master's Degree in Management and Leadership from the University of San Francisco. He is married and has three children.

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