After a separation that lasted for more than three decades, a Saudi man was able, with the help of his country’s embassy in Cairo, to meet his Egyptian mother, who had been separated from his father due to family disputes, according to the local “Sabq” website.
The Saudi, Khaled Al-Sunaid, 36 years old, explained that he separated from his mother 32 years ago, before he was over four, as his mother returned to her country without seeing her even once during those long decades of time.
Khaled’s father had separated from his wife while she was in Cairo during the latter’s visit to her family, and then returned with his son to Saudi Arabia alone.
After the death of his father, Khaled lived with his maternal grandmother until he was 16 years old.--
After the departure of his grandmother, he moved to live with one of his elderly female relatives until he got married at the age of twenty-eight, and throughout this period, according to his words, he was searching for his mother through the Egyptian embassy in Riyadh, but to no avail.
He continued, “I then traveled to Egypt to search for my mother, and I went to the embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Cairo to find all the papers that belong to my mother and father, and the search took place with the Egyptian concerned authorities in more than one address.”
He added, “The Saudi embassy in Cairo contacted my mother, and gradually told her about me until I was able to meet her again.”