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Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations in New York

Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations in New York, located at 809 United Nations Plaza, Floor 10. View a location map, get driving directions or view the information about the address, phone, fax, office hours, official website, Twitter, consular services, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Address

    809 United Nations Plaza, Floor 10
    New York, NY 10017
    United States
  • Telephone

    (212) 557-1525

  • Fax

    (212) 983-4895

  • Email

    [email protected]

  • Office Hours

    Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location Map

Location map of the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations in New York

Website

Office website

Social Media

Head of Mission

Abdulaziz ALWASIL, Permanent Representative

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This page was last edited on 13 February 2024 at 12:35 PM (EST).