Embassy of Portugal in Saudi Arabia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Who we are

The Embassy of Portugal in Riyadh ensures the diplomatic representation of the Portuguese Government in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen, countries under the jurisdiction of this diplomatic mission.

The diplomatic list consists on the following elements:

Manuel Carvalho - Ambassador

António Gaivão - Deputy Head of Mission and Head of Consular Section 

Afonso Duarte - Economic and Commercial Counsellor.

This mission follows the political, economic, business and social developments as well as all foreign policy issues of the countries where it is accredited. In the development of bilateral relations, the Embassy has among its main tasks the promotion of political, commercial, corporate, investment, tourism relations, as well as Portuguese language and culture.

The Consular Section of the Embassy provides a wide variety of consular services in support of the Portuguese citizens and to the Portuguese community living in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen. The consular section is also available to provide support and assistance to Saudis (or nationals of other countries living here) who need to travel to Portugal, whether in business, tourism or by any other reason.