Ministry Of Foreign Affairs - Dammam Dammam
Ministry of Foreign Affairs located in King Fahd Road, Al Hussam, Dammam. In 1926, King Abdulaziz established General Directory for the Foreign Affairs. Four years later, a royal decree was issued to change its name to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in addition to the appointment of his Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Abdulaziz as a Minister of Foreign Affairs. It was the first ministry that was announced in the government. The main mission of Ministry of Foreign Affairs is formulation and implementation of the objectives of the Kingdom's foreign policy in harmony with its principles in order to provide for the citizens and its national interests and contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security. The number of foreign Consulates and missions had increased from nine to Twenty-Nine by 1951.
The number of Foreign missions reached 157, 98 embassies in Riyadh, and 59 Consulates in Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dhahran. There were no diplomatic missions abroad until the year 1348 where it was opened its first embassy in Cairo.
The diplomatic relations of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expanded during the tenure of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz. This was reflected in the increase in the number of Saudi Embassies and Missions abroad. At the same time, the number of foreign missions and embassies increased in the Kingdom. The total number of embassies reached 77 with 13 Consulates, 3 resident delegations, and commercial offices.
This expansion in the International relations was in line with the development of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its diplomatic missions abroad. This includes the re-structuring of the organization and administrative team in order to enable them to fulfill their duties accordingly.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs seeking to be leading Saudi diplomacy to achieve and safeguard national interests, and promote the Kingdom's contribution to security, stability and prosperity in the region and in the world.
Ammar Bin Thabit St, Al Muraikabat, Dammam 32253, Saudi Arabia
7918 16 St, Abdullah Fuad, Dammam 32236, Saudi Arabia
Ali Ibn Abi Taleb Street, Al Muraikabat, Dammam 32253, Saudi Arabia
Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd Road, Al Basatin, Dammam 32235, Saudi Arabia
Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd Branch Rd, Dammam, Saudi Arabia