August 11, 2018
Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Australia Musaed bin Ibrahim Al-Saleem
Musaed bin Ibrahim Al-Saleem is Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Australia. Hajj missions for this year were launched on Saturday from Australia and neighboring countries, in the presence of the Saudi envoy.
In a statement issued to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the ambassador said that the embassy’s department of consular affairs has completed the issuance of visas for pilgrims from Australia and neighboring countries to perform Hajj this year.
He stressed that the Kingdom, under the leadership of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, spares no effort to serve the pilgrims.
Al-Saleem was born in Unaizah, Saudi Arabia in 1963. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in administrative sciences from King Saud University in Riyadh in 1985. Later, he went to the UK for further studies and received a master’s degree in international and diplomatic studies from the University of London in 2003.
Al-Saleem also completed several specialized courses in political science, diplomacy and economics within the Kingdom and from abroad.
He is a member of several specialized associations, and has attended special conferences and the meetings of the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the UN as part of the Kingdom’s official delegation.
Prior to his appointment as Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Australia, Al-Saleem also served as an attache of the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Riyadh from 1987-1989, third secretary at the Saudi Embassy in Japan from 1989-1994, second secretary of the foreign aid department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1994-1999, head of economic affairs at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the UK from 1999-2004, and the ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2013.