2001 News Story

Saudi leadership sends condolences on U.S. air tragedy

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz, in a cable to U.S. President George W. Bush concerning the tragic crash of a passenger plane in New York, with great loss of life and property, today expressed his condolences to the President, to the families of the victims, and to the friendly people of the United States of America. Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz sent a similar cable, as did Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz.