They met yesterday.

Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud from Saudi Arabia made headlines around the world by becoming the first female ambassador to the US.

The royal didn’t waste any time during her first week on the job and flew to Washington to officially meet the president of the United States, Donald Trump.


Sharing the moment on Twitter, she wrote: “Presented credentials today at the White House. Conveyed the well wishes of Kingdom’s Leadership. Looking forward to working on strengthening and solidifying the historic Saudi – U.S partnership.”

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also took to social media to congratulated the princess to which she replied saying: “Thank you very much @SecPompeo. Saudi-US relations are a cornerstone of global stability, and I look forward to working with you on overcoming mutual challenges and strengthening our historical partnership for the benefit of both our nations.”

The 44-year-old diplomat is a graduate of George Washington University and took her oath for the position before King Salman in Riyadh in April.

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