Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Arrives in Riyadh coming from Rawdhat Khuraim

Updated 24 April 2013
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Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Arrives in Riyadh coming from Rawdhat Khuraim

Riyadh: The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud arrived here today coming from Rawdhat Khuraim.
Upon arrival, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques was received by Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense; Prince Fahd bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Abdulrahman, Deputy Minister of Defense; Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region.
Prince Fahd bin Badr bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Al-Jouf Region; Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior; Prince Talal bin Badr bin Abdulaziz; Prince Khalid bin Badr bin Abdulaziz; Prince Faisal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, President of the Saudi Red Crescent Authority; Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Vice Governor of Riyadh Region; and a number of princes and senior officials.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques was accompanied by Prince Faisal bin Mohammed bin Saud Al-Kabeer; Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Second Deputy Premier and Adviser to and Special Envoy of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Prince Meteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State; Member of the Cabinet and Commander of the National Guard; Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Mohammed, Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs; Prince Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz, Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Prince Bandar bin Salman bin Mohammed, Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Prince Saad bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, and a number of princes.


Saudi king leaves for Egypt on official visit

Updated 37 min 41 sec ago
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Saudi king leaves for Egypt on official visit

  • King Salman will head the Saudi delegation at the EU-Arab states summit
  • Ways to strengthen Saudi-Egyptian ties will be discussed during the king’s visit

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman left for Egypt on Saturday on an official visit, during which he will attend the EU-Arab Summit, the Saudi Press Agency reported.  

The king will head the Saudi delegation at the summit, which is due to be held in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh. 

The two-day summit is billed as a starting point for the Arab League and the EU to boost cooperation on shared strategic priorities including migration, security and climate change.

Economic development, the Palestinian question, and the conflicts in Libya, Syria and Yemen are also up for discussion.

The king's visit is a response to an invitation from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, who will host the two-day summit.

Ways to strengthen Saudi-Egyptian ties will be discussed during the visit.