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About the Ambassador

H.E.Mr. Ziad Al Atiyah

Date of Birth 19/06/1971
Social Situation Married
Degree • 1990 – 1994      Bachelor of Political Science - King Abdul-Aziz University - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

• 1997 – 1998      High Diploma of Diplomatic Studies - The Institute of Diplomatic Studies - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.                                         
              
• 2006 – 2007       LLM Public International Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam - Rotterdam, Netherlands.
 
Training courses Several courses in International Organizations, the European Union and Disarmament.
Work 1995 – 1996   Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Worked as an Attaché in the political directorate.

1999 – 2001   Posted in the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Denmark  
- Third Secretary, the head of Consular Section.     

2001 – 2005   Posted in the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Dubai 
 - As a Vice Consul.                                                                     

2006 – 2006   The Department of Human Rights in the Directorate of International Organizations.
- As second Secretary, in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Riyadh.

2006 – 2013   Posted in the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in the Kingdome of Netherlands.  
- As a First Secretary, in charge of Political Affairs and International Organizations (The Hague).

2014 – 2015   Counsellor, the Deputy Head of the Legal Department. 
- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Riyadh.

2016 – 2017   Minister Plenipotentiary, Head of Legal Department. 
- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Riyadh.

2017 - 2020   Consul General in Málaga (Spain)
Languages English: fluent - Dutch: intermediate
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