Saudi Arabia: The Adviser at the Saudi Royal Court, Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Kattan, met the Prime Minister of Mauritius, Pravind Kumar Jugnauth this afternoon at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis.
Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Kattan has been an adviser at the Saudi Royal Court with the rank of Minister since January 2023. Prior to this, Kattan had been the Minister of State for African affairs since 2018 and was the Dean of the Arab Diplomatic Corps since 2013.
The Adviser also served as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the Arab League from 2005 to 2018.
Furthermore, from 2011 and 2016, he was the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Egypt and, in 2009, he was the Deputy President of the Advisory Committee of the United Nations (UN) Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East for International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
The Adviser also participated in UN sessions in New York from 1984 to 2005 as well as served as the Kingdom’s permanent observer to the Organization of American States between 1996 and 2005, and in Arab League Summits from 2005.
In addition, he was posted at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Embassy in Washington from 1984 to 2005, and became the Deputy to Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz from 2002 to 2005.
Mr Kattan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from Cairo University following which he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1978 and was posted to the Saudi Embassy in London in 1982.