2005 News Story

King Abdullah receives U.S. official

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has received a message from U.S. President George W. Bush, delivered in Jeddah today by Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Ms Frances Fragos Townsend. King Abdullah took the opportunity of reiterating, in his own name and on behalf of the people and government of Saudi Arabia, his condolences on the victims of Hurricane Katrina, reaffirming the Kingdom’s support for the United States and the American people facing this catastrophe.

Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz also received Ms Townsend, as did Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal.