Arabia Standard Time UTC/GMT +3 hours
Capital City Riyadh
Currency Saudi riyal
National Day 23 September
With rising tensions in the Middle East, there is a sense of urgency about HRH Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al-Saud, Saudi Arabia’s new Ambassador to London.
Prince Mohammed arrives in London, having spent a decade analysing the Italian politics as the Kingdom’s Ambassador to Rome.
Born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Prince Mohammed was educated at The Capital Institute High School in Riyadh. He is a graduate of The School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, Washington DC and carried out postgraduate studies and graduated from the John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He is President of the Harvard Alumni Association of Saudi Arabia.
Prince Mohammed worked for the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu for two years before transferring to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1984 where he first worked in the Minister’s Cabinet before being promoted to Inspector General at the Ministry.
In 1995, Prince Mohammed was appointed as Ambassador to Italy and Malta. In 1998 he was elected as President of the Council of Administration for the Islamic Cultural Centre of Italy. He was Dean of the Arab Ambassadors’ Corps.
In December 2005, Prince Mohammed was appointed as Ambassador of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Kingdom and Ireland.