Monday, August 08, 2005

New Ambassador to UK Named

RIYADH, 8 August 2005 — Prince Muhammad ibn Nawaf will be the new Saudi ambassador to Britain, Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal announced here yesterday during a wide-ranging press conference that touched on Saudi-British intelligence-sharing, Saudi-US relations as well as the Kingdom’s interests in preserving global oil-market stability and supporting the new government of Iraq.

The nomination of Prince Muhammad, son of former intelligence chief Prince Nawaf, is the first major appointment made by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah after taking over as the Kingdom’s new sovereign on Aug. 1.



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