1997 News Story

Prince Sultan leaves for U.S. visit

Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General, left Jeddah today for Geneva on his way to the United States for an official visit. He is heading a high-level delegation that includes the Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal, the Minister of Commerce Dr. Osama Faqih, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Dr. Ali Al-Naimi, and Minister of State Dr. Musaid Al-Eiban.

The visit is being accorded great significance by the United States, and during his visit Prince Sultan will meet with President Bill Clinton, as well as the Vice-President, the U.S. Secretary of State, and the U.S. Secretary of Defense.