1998 News Story

King Fahd receives Omani shura council chairman

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.