Saudi Special Olympics body established ahead of Abu Dhabi games, Princess Reema named as chief

The General Sports Authority chairman and head of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee appointed Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan as the new federation’s chairwoman. (Screenshot)
Updated 03 March 2019

Saudi Special Olympics body established ahead of Abu Dhabi games, Princess Reema named as chief

RIYADH: A Saudi Special Olympics Federation has been set up after a decree from Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Press Agency announced on Saturday.
The General Sports Authority chairman and head of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee appointed Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan as the new federation’s chairwoman.
It comes as Saudi Arabian athletes get ready to participate in the Special Olympics World Games, which is being held in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi later this month.


Saudi ambassador to UK presents credentials to Queen Elizabeth II

Updated 13 November 2019

Saudi ambassador to UK presents credentials to Queen Elizabeth II

  • Previously, Prince Khaled served as the Saudi envoy to Germany

LONDON: Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan met on Wednesday with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London, where he formally presented a copy of his credentials to the Queen as Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the UK.

Earlier, Prince Khalid expressed his wish to serve the Kingdom and its people in the UK and to strengthen the bilateral ties between the two countries.

Previously, Prince Khalid served as the Saudi envoy to Germany.