Waleed bin Abdulkarim El-Khereiji, the Saudi Minister
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The Saudi Minister Waleed bin Abdulkarim El-Khereiji

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Waleed bin Abdulkarim El-Khereiji, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs with the title of Minister since 2020.

Waleed bin Abdulkarim El-Khereiji, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs with the title of Minister since 2020, previously served as Minister of Agriculture from 2014 to 2015 and as Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Turkey from 2017 and 2020.

In 1982, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Miami in Florida, USA.

 

Waleed bin Abdulkarim El-Khereiji Positions

In the Makkah Al-Mukarramah Region, he held the positions of Director General of Agriculture and Water from 1995 to 2002, Delegate of the Kingdom to the Food and World Food Programmes from 1990 to 1994, and Permanent Representative of the Kingdom to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) from 1989 to 1990.

He worked for the Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture from 1984 until 1989. He also served as the Kingdom’s delegate to the World Grains Council and Vice President of the Council for the 2013-2014 term. Likewise, he has held many posts in the International Fund for Agricultural Development, including Executive Director and Alternate Governor for the Kingdom from 1990 to 1994.

El-Khereiji became the Kingdom’s representative to the International Criminal Court in 2004, and later served as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey from 2017 to 2020, the Saudi Minister of Agriculture from 2014 to 2015, and the General Director of the General Organisation for Grain Silos and Flour Mills from 2009 to 2014.

Between 2002 until 2009, he was Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, as well as the Kingdom’s permanent representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

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