2005 News Story

Crown Prince Abdullah and British Prime Minister Blair hold meeting

Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz met yesterday with British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who later left Riyadh after a short visit to the Kingdom. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to enhance them. The two leaders also discussed regional and international issues, in particular the Palestinian issue and the situation in Iraq. 

The meeting was attended by Prince Mishaal bin Abdulaziz; Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Second Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General; Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General; Prince Miteb bin Abdulaziz, the Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs; Prince Abdulilah bin Abdulaziz; Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Ireland; Dr. Ghazi bin Abdulrahman Al-Qusaibi, the Minister of Labor; British Ambassador to the Kingdom Sherard Cowper-Coles and Prime Minister's accompanying delegation.