2000 News Story

Venezuelan President on State visit

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz yesterday received President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez Frias upon his arrival at King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah for a short state visit to the Kingdom. He later co-chaired talks with the visiting President and his delegation, attended, among others, by Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz, who also met separately with President Chavez. The Venezuelan President formally extended invitations to both King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah to attend the next summit of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) scheduled for next month in Caracas.