After Seven Years, Saudi Ambassador Heads Home

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Christina Leadlay
Published: Wednesday, 08/17/2005 12:00 am EDT

After many weeks of goodbye parties and farewell receptions, Mohammed Al-Hussaini Al-Sharif, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, returned home on Aug. 13. He had been his country's head of mission to Canada for seven years, and was the Dean of the Arab Ambassadors. Hassan Mohammed Obaid Al Suwaidi, the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates, will now be the Dean of Arab ambassadors, having been in Ottawa since 2000.

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