1999 News Story

Military attaches greet Prince Sultan on Centennial

Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General, today received the military attaches accredited to Saudi Arabia who came to greet him on the occasion of the centennial of the event that led to the founding of the Kingdom.

In an extemporary speech, Prince Sultan praised the positive role being played by the military attachés in enhancing their countries' cooperation with the Kingdom, and promised to direct the Saudi chief of staff to allow them to attend military maneuvers undertaken by the Saudi Armed Forces, saying he welcomed constructive criticism. He stated: "We are a peace-loving nation and our armed forces are not for aggression."