1997 News Story

King Fahd mediates between Egypt and Qatar

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Ibn Abdul Aziz today met in Riyadh with President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt and the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Ibn Khalifa Al-Thani.   Also present was Crown Prince Abdullah Ibn Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard.  The talks, held in a fraternal atmosphere, have paved the way for normalization of relations between Egypt and Qatar, and both President Mubarak and Sheikh Hamad expressed their appreciation in this respect.