Statement by U.S. Ambassador John Abizaid on Saudi Arabia’s National Day

U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia For Immediate Release September 22, 2019 Statement by U.S. Ambassador John Abizaid on Saudi Arabia’s National Day On behalf of President Trump and all my colleagues here at the Embassy and our Consulates General in Jeddah and Dhahran, I extend our congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques …

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Statement by U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid on Hajj and Eid al-Adha

U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia For Immediate Release August 09, 2019 Statement by U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid on Hajj and Eid al-Adha On behalf of the United States Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia I would like to extend our best wishes to all Muslims in Saudi Arabia …

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U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid Offers Condolences on the Death of Prince Bandar Bin Abdulaziz

U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia For Immediate Release July 29, 2019 U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid Offers Condolences on the Death of Prince Bandar Bin Abdulaziz On behalf of the United States Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, I extend our condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy …

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Statement by United States Ambassador in Riyadh John Abizaid on Eid al-Fitr

U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia For Immediate Release June 4, 2019 Statement by United States Ambassador in Riyadh John Abizaid on Eid al-Fitr On behalf of the United States Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, I would like to extend our warmest wishes to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, His …

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Ambassador Abizaid Attends Iftar Promoting Youth Engagement

U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia For Immediate Release May 20, 2019 Ambassador Abizaid Attends Iftar Promoting Youth Engagement United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid joined over 100 Saudi youth who had participated in U.S.-sponsored programs for an Iftar dinner to highlight the importance of cultural and educational exchange between the …

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New U.S. Ambassador Arrives in Riyadh

U.S. Embassy – Riyadh For Immediate Release May 2, 2019   New U.S. Ambassador Arrives in Riyadh   Ambassador of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid arrived in Riyadh on Thursday, May 2.  Ambassador Abizaid was received upon his arrival by Deputy Chief of Mission Martina Strong.  Ambassador …

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U.S. Embassy Participated in a Workshop to Promote Stabilization in Yemen

U.S. Embassy – Riyadh For Immediate Release Media Note April 10, 2019 U.S. Embassy Participated in a Workshop to Promote Stabilization in Yemen Together with the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh and the Yemen Affairs Unit, and the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the Bureau of Conflict Stabilization Operations of the U.S. Department of State …

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and Ambassador Westphal Meet with King Salman in Riyadh

U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  October 27, 2016 CONTACT:  Whitney Smith, Treasury Public Affairs (202) 622-2960 REMARKS BY TREASURY SECRETARY JACOB J. LEW AT THE GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL FINANCE MINISTERIAL RIYADH – I would like to thank my colleagues from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries for inviting me to join …

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Reopening of Saudi Arabian Market to U.S. Beef Marks the Successful Culmination of Trade Talks

Press Release For Immediate Release July 13, 2016   Reopening of Saudi Arabian Market to U.S. Beef Marks the Successful Culmination of Trade Talks U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Joseph W. Westphal praised a recent agreement by the United States and Saudi Arabia to reopen the Saudi Arabian market …

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Statement by the U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Joseph W. Westphal on the Attacks in Jeddah, Qatif, and Medina

“ As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close, Muslims from the United States to Saudi Arabia and beyond should now be celebrating the advent of Eid Al Fitr.  Instead many of us will be grieving, in particular the families of the Saudi security forces personnel and others who were hurt or killed in …

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2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit Delegates from Saudi Arabia

Statement by the U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Joseph W. Westphal 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit Delegates from Saudi Arabia “I am happy to announce that Rafah Alkhatib, Nermin Sa’d, Ahmed Hamdan, Salem Alenzi, Salim Hammoud, Ahmad Shadid, Hamza Raad, Raoum AlSuhaibani, Bader al-Zahrani, and Mazen Hayek will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will …

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Ambassador Joseph Westphal’s Remarks – Sabin Institute and King Saud University (KSU) Project Agreement Signing Ceremony

Hello, First, let me start by thanking Rector Dr. Badran Alomar and his team for hosting us today.  You have an impressive team of scientists and professors here at King Saud University. Since my tenure as a political science professor at Oklahoma State University I have developed a resolute conviction that our universities are the …

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