2007 News Story

King Abdullah receives messages from leaders of France and Russia

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received messages from the leaders of France and Russia today.

The message from French President Nicolas Sarkozy was delivered by French Defense Minister Herve Morin during a meeting with King Abdullah at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah.

King Abdullah also met separately with Russian Deputy Minister of Defense Mikhail Dimitriyev, who conveyed a message from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Also in government news, King Abdullah today appointed Dr. Abdulwahid Al-Homaid as Deputy Minister of Labor at the rank of Excellent.