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Biography

H.E Adel Al Jubeir Minister of Foriegn Affairs



Born February 1, 1962, in Majma'ah (Riyadh Province)
Date of Birth


- M.A. in international relations, Georgetown University, 1984.

- ​B.A. summa cum laude in political science and economics,  University of North Texas, 1982.​


Degree


Mr. Al-Jubeir is fluent in Arabic, English and German
Languages


- His Excellency Mr. Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir was appointed Foreign Minister by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz on April 29, 2015.

- In 1987, Mr. Al-Jubeir was appointed to the Saudi Diplomatic Service and posted to the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, where he served as Special Assistant to the Ambassador.

- In 1990-91, he was part of the Saudi team that established the Joint Information Bureau at Dhahran during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.

- He was a member of the GCC delegation to the Madrid Peace Conference in October 1991, and a member of the Saudi delegation to the Multilateral Arms Control Talks in Washington in 1992.

- In December 1992 he was dispatched with the Saudi Armed Forces to Somalia as part of Operation Restore Hope.

- Mr. Al-Jubeir was appointed Director of the Saudi Information and Congressional Affairs Office in Washington in 2000

- He was named Foreign Affairs Advisor in the Crown Prince’s Court in the fall of 2000.

- In August 2005, the late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz appointed Mr. Al-Jubeir to the position of Advisor at the Royal Court until his appointment as ambassador to the United States on January 29, 2007, a position he held until his appointment as foreign minister.

- Mr. Al-Jubeir was Visiting Diplomatic Fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations in New York, 1994-95.

- He has lectured at universities and academic institutions in the U.S. and has appeared frequently in the media.

- In 2006, he received an honorary doctorate in humane letters from the University of North Texas.



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