Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, Saudi Arabia’s envoy to the UN in New York

Ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi
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Updated 01 June 2020

Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, Saudi Arabia’s envoy to the UN in New York

 

Abdallah Al-Mouallimi is Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the UN in New York.

Al-Mouallimi received his Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Oregon State University and earned a master’s degree in management from Stanford University. 

Along with his responsibilities with the UN, Al-Mouallimi is president of Dar Al-Mouallimi Consulting. He is also an adviser at the Olayan Group and has been chairman at HBG Holdings Limited since November 2006.

On Tuesday, the Kingdom will host a virtual donor conference together with the UN in order to raise about $2.4 billion to pay for the world’s biggest aid operation in Yemen.

Al-Mouallimi reaffirmed the Kingdom’s humanitarian role at all levels, and its status as one of the world’s largest donors and supporters of Yemen and its people in recent decades.

Al-Mouallimi said that he hoped the event will help to bring progress and prosperity to Yemen.

The Saudi envoy has a distinguished record, having held senior government and executive positions over the past 30 years.

He was a managing director of the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Saudi Arabia, a board member of the Saudi National Commercial Bank, vice chairman of Olayan Financing Co. from 1991 to 1998, and a board member of Saudi Telecom Co.

He has also served at the highest levels of Saudi government, most notably when he was appointed to the Majlis Al-Shoura, or the National Consultative Council, from 1997 to 2001.

Al-Mouallimi was appointed by royal decree to the position of mayor of Jeddah where he served with distinction until 2005.

He has been chairman of Rasmala PLC (formerly European Islamic Investment Bank PLC) since December 2011.

Al-Mouallimi’s Twitter handle is @amouallimi.


Saudi Arabia opens world’s largest camel hospital

Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal, left, during a briefing on the world’s largest camel hospital that he inaugurated in Buraidah on Sunday. (SPA)
Updated 07 July 2020

Saudi Arabia opens world’s largest camel hospital

  • The emir also toured sheds spread over a large area which can accommodate 4,000 riding camels at the same time

Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal on Sunday inaugurated the world’s biggest camel hospital in Buraidah. The Salam Veterinary Hospital will also have a modern research facility to diagnose diseases related to camels.
The governor said the project worth SR100 million is a national achievement and it will help enhance veterinary facilities in the Kingdom.
Prince Faisal toured the facility’s specialized central laboratories equipped with modern devices to conduct over 160 different types of analyses.
The emir also toured sheds spread over a large area which can accommodate  4,000 riding camels at the same time.
He was briefed on the model for the young camels unit, the ICU, CT scan unit, and the surgical theaters. The hospital is constructed on an area of 70,000 sq. meters.
Among the goals for establishing the hospital is to bring about a shift in embryology and the traditional fertilization process of camels, whose age ranges between 25 to 30 years. At present, they produce seven young camels per season. Additionally, the hospital will contribute to raising the rate of fetal production in camels from 100 fetuses to 700.