Mohammed bin Mahmoud Al-Ali, Saudi ambassador to Tunisia

Mohammed bin Mahmoud Al-Ali
Updated 22 September 2019

Mohammed bin Mahmoud Al-Ali, Saudi ambassador to Tunisia

  • Al-Ali began his diplomatic career in 1981 as a diplomatic attache at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mohammed bin Mahmoud Al-Ali has been the Saudi ambassador to Tunisia since September 2016.

He first became an ambassador in 2001, and served as the ambassador to Sri Lanka for seven years.

Al-Ali was an ambassador to other countries, including the Maldives, South Africa, Mauritius, Botswana, Madagascar and Libya.

He was the charge d’affaires at the Saudi Embassy in Brussels, Belgium, between 2000 and 2001, and the Saudi Embassy in Bamako, Mali, between 1993 and 1999.

Al-Ali began his diplomatic career in 1981 as a diplomatic attache at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 1982, he moved to Rome to work at the Saudi Embassy there until 1989.

That year, he became the director of the ministry’s economic undersecretary, a position he held until 1993. Al-Ali also worked at the ministry’s department of bilateral economic relations.

He has a bachelor’s degree in political science from King Saud University, and undertook various courses in law and diplomatic studies at the ministry’s Diplomatic Institute in Riyadh.

The Kingdom’s Embassy in Tunisia celebrated Saudi National Day by holding a special reception. Al-Ali congratulated King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the Saudi people on the occasion.

“It is with hearts filled with love, security, reassurance, accomplishment and giving that we congratulate ourselves and our compatriots, at a time where we see the development and modernization of government institutions taking place in line with the implementation of educational, health and developmental projects throughout the Kingdom,” the Saudi ambassador said.


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