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Crown Prince Abdullah in Rio de Janeiro

Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who is currently on a tour of South American states, arrived in Rio de Janeiro last Wednesday. He was received that evening by the Governor of the State of Rio, and on Thursday visited the municipality. On Friday he led the Saudi delegation in talks with the Governor and Brazilian officials to review issues pertaining to economic cooperation between the Saudi Arabia and Brazil, especially in the area of investment. On Saturday, he visited the equestrian club.

Yesterday, Crown Prince Abdullah met with Brazilian businessmen of Arab origin, who welcomed him on behalf of the Arab community in Brazil, whose number exceeds ten million.