The CEO of the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), Sultan Abdulrahman Al-Marshad, received on Wednesday the Iraqi Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Safia Taleb Al-Suhail, in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, where they discussed development projects and programs carried out in Iraq with SFD’s funding.
Al-Suhail was briefed on the SFD’s contributions over the past 49 years to financing development projects and programs in developing countries around the world.
The Iraqi Ambassador commended the SFD’s efforts in supporting various vital sectors.
As part of its development activity in Iraq since 2020, The SFD has provided two development loans and a generous grant to contribute to the development of the health, industry and mining sectors in Iraq.
Al-Suhail was the Undersecretary of the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs until May 2023, when she became Iraq’s Ambassador Extraordinary to Saudi Arabia.
The first Iraqi female ambassador to Saudi Arabia is an Iraqi politician and the daughter of the former member of the Iraqi Parliament for Baghdad governorate, Taleb Al-Suhail.
Al-Suhail previously held the positions of Undersecretary of the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ambassador to Jordan and Italy.
Source : Iraqi News