1998 News Story

King Fahd receives Spanish Second Deputy Prime Minister

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Ibn Abdul Aziz received today the Spanish Second Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Financial Affairs Rodrigo Rato Figaredo, who conveyed to him greetings from King Juan Carlos of Spain.    Minister Figaredo was in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for two days of talks of the Joint Saudi-Spanish Committee, at the end of which a resolution was made to sign agreements for the promotion and protection of investments and for mutual tax exemption.   The committee also reviewed on-going cooperation in education, information, culture, agriculture, the sciences and communications.