The ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Australia Mesaad bin Ibrahim Al-Sulaim held a reception party in Canberra today to celebrate the 88th national day of the Kingdom.

The event was attended by Lindel Sax, Head of Protocol at the Australian Foreign Ministry, and a number of government officials and dignitaries as well as the Saudi community in Australia, including students on scholarships in Australia.

Addressing the gathering, the ambassador extended congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, HRH the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the Saudi government and people on the 88th national day.

He said the Kingdom, after having laid the foundations of its political, economic, social, cultural pillars over the last seven decades, is now proceeding to achieve its vision 2030, which envisages building a prosperous economy, vigorous society and ambitious nation.