2007 News Story

King Abdullah begins official visit to Morocco

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz today began an official visit to Morocco, in response to an invitation from King Mohamed VI. It is King Abdullah’s first visit to Morocco since ascending the throne.

In remarks to the press, Saudi Ambassador to Morocco Dr. Mohamed Al-Bishr said that the King’s visit will enhance relations between the two countries. He also noted that the Saudi-Moroccan talks would focus on bilateral relations as well as Arab and international issues.

Prior to his departure, the King deputized Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz to run the government while he is out of the country. After the official visit ends, the King will stay in Morocco for a brief vacation.