2006 News Story

Crown Prince Sultan departs Japan

Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz concluded his three-day visit to Japan today. It was the first stop on the Crown Prince’s three-nation tour of Asia that also includes visits to Singapore and Pakistan.

Before his departure, Crown Prince Sultan attended a luncheon held in his honor by Japanese economic organizations, including the Japan Federation of Economic Organizations, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Japanese Association for Foreign Trade, Japanese-Saudi Friendship Association and the Japanese Businessmen Association. In his remarks, Crown Prince Sultan stressed that Saudi Arabia’s oil policy seeks to ensure market stability and promote global economic growth.

Crown Prince Sultan also received an honorary PhD in law today from Tokyo’s Waseda University in recognition of his contributions in the fields of science, technology, humanitarian services, education, health and the environment.