Nomination for Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
The President today announced his intent to nominate Raymond Edwin Mabus, Jr., of Mississippi, as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
"Ray is a good friend who I had the honor of serving with as a fellow Governor. As Governor of Mississippi, he represented the people of that State with distinction," the President said. "He brings the leadership and vision he has demonstrated throughout his years of public service to this critical assignment. I am pleased to nominate him as my personal representative to Saudi Arabia."
NOTE: A biography of the nominee was made available by the Office of the Press Secretary.
William J. Clinton, Nomination for Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/219803