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King Salman to hold talks with Malaysian premier today

In this file photo, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman speaks with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak during a Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony in Putrajaya, Feb. 27, 2017. (REUTERS)
RIYADH: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who arrived here Monday, will hold wide-ranging talks with King Salman and other high-ranking Saudi officials on Tuesday. On his arrival here at the airport, the Malaysian prime minister was received by Prince Faisal Bin Bandar, governor of Riyadh region.
“Prime Minister Najib is on a five-day official visit to the Kingdom to follow up King Salman’s visit to Malaysia that took place early this year,” said Amirulhusni Sahar, a spokesman of the Malaysian embassy. The spokesman said that “the Malaysian premier is scheduled to hold consultations also with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, during his visit.”

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