Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Embassy, Saudi Arabia, 1968-
Immediate source of acquisition:
from 2007 Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Occasional accruals can be expected
Administrative / biographical background:
The British Embassy was established in Jedda in February 1948 until 11 November 1956 when UK diplomatic relations were broken off with Saudi Arabia. In 1963 UK diplomatic relations were re-established with Saudi Arabia and the Embassy in Jedda was re-opened. In 1985 the British Embassy was moved to Riyadh.
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