His Excellency Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah became ambassador of Kuwait to the United States in June 2001.
Ambassador Al-Sabah has also been the ambassador of Kuwait to Korea (1998), minister plenipotentiary (1998) and first secretary to the Permanent Mission of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations, New York (1997-1998). From 1986 to 1991 he was the diplomatic attaché for the Office of the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in Kuwait.
He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in political science from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He also speaks Arabic, English and French. Ambassador Al-Sabah is married with four children.