More Consulate News
U.S CG Celebrates with Al-Khobar’s Kids (7/11/14)
Saudi Businessman Jamal Al Ali held the Kerkien annual ceremony in his Ramadan tent in the presence of the newly appointed U.S. CG in Dhahran Mike Hankey and the departing U.S. CG Joey Hood. At the end of the ceremony, the two consuls distributed Kerkien, gifts, and toys to the children. The U.S. CG Mike Hankey expressed his delight at what he saw, including the children’s joy at the occasion and the children wearing folk costumes and singing the traditional song of Kerkien.
The U.S. Ambassador and Dhahran CG Hosted by Al-AbdulKarim (7/10/14)
Khalid Al-AbdulKarim, CEO of Al-AbdulKarim Holding Company, held an Iftar banquet in honor of U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom Dr. Joseph Westphal, the newly appointed U.S. CG in Dhahran Mike Hankey, and the former U.S. CG Joey Hood, in the presence of a number of businessmen in the EP. During the event, they discussed some economic issues of common interest between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia. The U.S. Ambassador expressed his deep thanks and gratitude to Khalid Al-AbdulKarim for his generous gesture and for giving him the opportunity to meet a group of businessmen and officials in the EP.
Governor of Eastern Province: Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz (7/8/14)
Prince Saud met with the U.S. Consul General in Dhahran, Joey Hood, who bid farewell to Prince Saud due to the ending of his tenure in the Kingdom. CG Hood expressed thanks to the Prince, who wished him success in his new endeavor.
Al-Otaishan Holds Iftar Banquet for Businessmen, Dignitaries, and Sheikhs (7/7/14)
The East Chamber Chairman Abdulrahman bin Saleh Al-Otaishan held an Iftar banquet where he invited a group of sheikhs, dignitaries, and businessmen. The event was also attended by the U.S. CG in Dhahran Joey Hood.
Fond Farewell to CG Joey Hood (7/2/14)
The US Consul in Dhahran Joey Hood expressed his feeling of happiness for spending two years in the Kingdom and lauded the cooperation of Saudi people during his tenure of service in the Eastern Province.