1998 News Story

Senegalese President arrives to receive prize

President of Senegal Abdou Diouf arrived in Riyadh yesterday on a visit to the Kingdom during which he will receive the 1998 King Faisal International Prize for Service to Islam.  He was welcomed at King Khalid International Airport by Prince Sattam Ibn Abdul Aziz, Deputy Governor of Riyadh Province and Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Governor of Asir Province and Director-General of the King Faisal Foundation, as well as other officials, including the Senegalese Ambassador to the Kingdom.