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alphaboi867
08-21-2016, 07:27 PM
Do any countries have (or have had in the past) a female ambassador accredited to Saudi Arabia?

snoe
08-21-2016, 07:52 PM
From 2010: A Georgian woman has become the first woman ambassador to Saudi Arabia after presenting her credentials to King Abdullah. (http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/saudi-arabia/georgian-becomes-first-woman-ambassador-to-saudi-arabia-1.702417) Although it looks like her appointment covered several Gulf states at the same time and she was based elsewhere. Once Georgia built a real embassy in SA, they made a man their first one-on-one ambassador. Ms. Meiering-Mikadze is currently the Georgian ambassador to Qatar.

Somewhat related from 2015: Saudi Arabia appointed a female consul to its mission in St. Lucia. (http://www.emirates247.com/news/region/saudi-arabia-appoints-first-female-diplomat-2015-11-09-1.609789) First female head of a Saudi diplomatic mission.