2006 News Story

Prince Khalid concludes meetings with US officials

  Prince Khalid and Prince Turki at a reception

The Strategic Joint Planning Committee (JPC) concluded its meetings at the Pentagon in Washington yesterday. The Saudi delegation was headed by Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation for Military Affairs Prince Khalid bin Sultan

The JPC aims to enhance interaction between the Saudi and the US militaries and to support the Kingdom’s efforts to upgrade its military capabilities.

After the meetings, Prince Khalid met separately with Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of the Navy Donald Winter, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Ted Moseley and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Edmund Giambastiani for talks.

In the evening, Prince Khalid attended a dinner in his honor hosted by Saudi Ambassador to the US Prince Turki Al-Faisal.