|H.E. Ambassador / Abdallah Y. Al-Mouallimi, hosted a luncheon in honor of the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Algeria|
20 February 2014,
The Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations in New York, H.E. Ambassador / Abdallah Y. Al-Mouallimi, hosted a luncheon in honor of the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Algeria to the United Nations, H.E Ambassador / Mourad Ben Mehdi, on the occasion of ending his tenure as a Permanent Representative of his country in the United Nations. This ceremony was attended by their highness and Excellences the ambassadors of the Arab Group accredited to the United Nations; the Representative of the Arab League to the United Nations, Ambassador / Ahmed Fathallah; and the Permanent Observer of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Mission to the United Nations, Ambassador Dr. / Adnan Al-Ansari. On this occasion, H.E. Ambassador Mouallimi gave a speech in which he praised Ambassador Ben-Mahdi’s efforts to defend both issues of Arab and Islamic nations during his tenure to the United Nations. Moreover, Ambassador Mouallimi presented to Ambassador Ben-Mahdi a commemorative trophy on behalf of the ambassadors of the Arab Group, and expressed their sincere gratitude and best wishes to His Excellency Ambassador Ben-Mahdi.