Following her appointment in February, H.R.H. Princess Reema Bint Bandar presented her credentials to President Trump on July 8, 2019 and assumes her official role as Saudi envoy to the U.S. In the meeting at The White House, Princess Reema stated that the Saudi-U.S. partnership is essential to the interests of both countries and expressed confidence that the two countries are capable of overcoming any challenges at the regional or global levels.
She had previously served as Vice President of Women’s Affairs at the General Sports Authority and President of the Saudi Federation for Community Sports. H.R.H. Princess Reema has an extensive background in the private sector, having served as CEO for Al Hama LLC and Alfa International. Additionally, she founded a private equity fund and co-founded a women’s day spa in the Kingdom. Her predecessor, H.R.H Prince Khalid bin Salman was named Deputy Defense Minister.