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Consul General Mete Zaimoğlu was born in Derinkuyu District of Nevşehir in 1972. He graduated from Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Department of International Relations in 1995 and obtained his M.A. International Relations at Ankara University.

Consul General Zaimoğlu joined the Foreign Service in 1996.

He served in the Deputy Directorate General for Multilateral Economic Affairs, Deputy Directorate General for Bilateral Cultural Relations, Directorate of Personnel, Directorate of Human Resources. He served in various positions at Turkish Embassies in Dhaka, Singapore, Vienna and Bucharest.

He was Deputy Consul General at the Turkish Consulate General in Essen from 2012 to 2017.

Since 1 December 2019, he has been serving as the Consul General of the Republic of Turkey to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Consul General Zaimoğlu is married with two sons. He speaks fluent English.


Mete Zaimoğlu Consul General
Sunday - Thursday

09:00 - 17:00

You can apply for consular affairs every day except Friday-Saturday between 9.00 am and 17.00 am in person.
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9/23/2021 National Day of Saudi Arabia
10/29/2021 National Day