Saudi Arabia’s significance in the games and sports world continues to grow – Princess Reema bint Bandar al-Saud has just been elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Her inclusion was approved on Friday during the sporting body’s 136th session
Princess Reema joined four other new members to take the sporting body’s total members to 105.
عـاجـل | رسميّاً، إنتخاب الأميرة ريما بنت بندر بن سلطان @rbalsaud عضواً باللجنة الأولمبية الدولية خلال جلسة الأولمبية الدولية والتي عُقدت قبل قليل 🇸🇦#الأميرة_ريما_بالأولمبية_الدولية pic.twitter.com/9pRmPfQBpe
— Saudi Olympic | الأولمبية السعودية (@saudiolympic) July 17, 2020
She took to Twitter to express her gratitude
Honored to be elected as a member of #IOC. Thank you to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, HRH Crown Prince, and @AbdulazizTF for their support. It has been an honor to serve my community through the universal language of sports. @iocmedia @saudiolympic pic.twitter.com/vLsNltgz0c
— Reema Bandar Al-Saud (@rbalsaud) July 17, 2020