Published — Tuesday 20 November 2012
Last update 20 November 2012 1:52 am
Riyadh: Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense received two messages for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and for him (the Crown Prince) from Turkish President Abdullah Gul.
The messages were delivered to the Crown Prince during his audience here today with the Commander of Turkish Army and Chief of General Staff General Necdet Ozal and his accompanying delegation.
During the meeting, General Ozal expressed his congratulations to the King on the successful surgery which he has undergone, wishing the King constant good health and quick medical recovery.
For his part, the Crown Prince expressed his thanks to and appreciation of General Ozal for his noble feelings.
In implementation of the order of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Supreme Commander of All Armed Forces, the Crown Prince decorated General Ozal with King Abdulaziz Medal of Excellent Rank in recognition of his outstanding efforts in strengthening the relationships of friendship and joint cooperation between the two countries.
During the meeting, they discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries, especially in the military field.
The audience was attended by Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Defense; Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Special Adviser and Supervisor of the Office and Special Affairs of the Crown Prince; Chief of General Staff General Hussein bin Abdullah Al-Qabil; Director General of the Office of Minister of Defense Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman bin Saleh Al-Bunyan; and Saudi Military Attachأ© in Turkey Rear Admiral Mohammed bin Hamad Al-Shehail.