2001 News Story

King Fahd receives UN population fund delegation

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz yesterday received Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund Dr. Thorayah Obaid and her accompanying delegation, which has also been received by Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz and by Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz. Dr. Thorayah, the first Saudi woman to hold a high-level UN post, expressed her gratitude to the Saudi leadership for supporting her nomination.