Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Ibn Abdul Aziz today received Chairman of the Omani Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura), Sheikh Abdullah Ibn Ali Al-Qatbi, who conveyed to him greetings from Sultan Qaboos of Oman. King Fahd, welcoming Sheikh Al-Qatbi and his accompanying delegation in their second homeland, wished them a good stay in the Kingdom. Sheikh Al-Qatbi expressed happiness over his meeting with the King, and praised the Kingdom's civilized development, calling it a matter of pride for every Arab and Muslim. The meeting was attended by Prince Saud Ibn Fahd Ibn Abdul Aziz, Vice President of General Intelligence; Prince Bandar Ibn Sultan Ibn Abdul Aziz, the Saudi Ambassador to the United States; Prince Abdulaziz Ibn Fahd Ibn Abdul Aziz, Minister of State and Cabinet Member; Sheikh Muhammad Ibn Jubair, Chairman of the Shura Council; Saeed Ibn Ali Al-Kalbani, Omani ambassador to the Kingdom; and a number of other high-ranking officials.
Earlier, Sheikh Al-Qatbi and his accompanying delegation were received by Prince Sultan Ibn Abdul Aziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation, and Inspector-General. During the meeting, they discussed issues of mutual interest.