His Majesty King Hussein of the Hedjas appointed Dr. Fuad Shatara as the
Hedjas Minister to the U.S. This appointment was said to be the first
time an Arab Envoy had been sent to a Christian country since the days
of Arabian rule in Spain.
Dr. Shatara, born in Palestine, became a naturalized citizen of the
U.S. while a student of medicine at Harvard University.
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