2005 News Story

King Fahd receives Palestinian President

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz received in Riyadh today President of the Palestinian National Authority Dr. Mahmoud Abbas, who was on a short visit to the Kingdom. During the meeting, King Fahd reiterated Saudi Arabia’s support for the Palestinian people to regain their rights and set up their independent state with Al-Quds [East Jerusalem] as its capital. Dr. Abbas also met with Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, and with Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz.