FaceOf: Dr. Osama bin Mohammed Al-Shuaibi, Saudi ambassador to Indonesia

Dr. Osama bin Mohammed Al-Shuaibi
Updated 12 November 2018
0

FaceOf: Dr. Osama bin Mohammed Al-Shuaibi, Saudi ambassador to Indonesia

  • Al-Shuaibi holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Cleveland State University in Ohio, US

Dr. Osama bin Mohammed Al-Shuaibi is Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Indonesia.

Prior to his appointment as the envoy in September 2016, he served as the military attaché in Indonesia and Singapore between 2001 and 2016. Before joining the diplomatic corps, he was an officer in the Saudi armed forces. In the forces, he served his country in different capacities.

Al-Shuaibi holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Cleveland State University in Ohio, US. He graduated in 1989. 

He also attended several courses in Saudi Arabia and abroad including 17 specialized military courses. He has also represented the Kingdom at various conferences and symposiums in Asia.

Earlier this year, Indonesia’s University of Pendidikan awarded Al-Shuaibi with an honorary doctorate in human relations from the Department of Values and Ethics Education. The university awarded the doctorate in recognition of his efforts in supporting education in his host country. Al-Shuaibi is the first ambassador in Indonesia to have received such an honor.

On Saturday, the Saudi ambassador met with a team from the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) in Jakarta. 

KSRelief team is currently undertaking relief operations in the Indonesian central island of Sulawesi following an earthquake. The KSRelief is distributing food and shelter aid in the devastated parts of the island.

During the meeting, Al-Shuaibi said the Kingdom always proactively takes part in humanitarian projects across the world.


King Salman attends closing ceremony of King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near Riyadh

Updated 23 March 2019
0

King Salman attends closing ceremony of King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near Riyadh

RIYADH: King Salman on Saturday attended the closing ceremony of the 3rd King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near the capital Riyadh.

The king was received on his arrival by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar, Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif, and a number of officials.

The king welcomed Kuwait’s Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al-Maktoum, Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s representative Sheikh Saad bin Mohammed Al-Saadi, Kyrgyz Premier Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev, representative of the King of Bahrain for Charity Works and Youth Affairs Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa and other guests at the camel festival’s closing ceremony. The king then handed prizes to winners of the festival. King Salman and the attendees also watched a folk dance performance.

Saudi Camel Club Chairman Fahd bin Falah bin Hithlin said that the king’s patronage of the closing ceremony was the culmination of efforts to organize the festival and consolidate its heritage.