2007 News Story

King Abdullah welcomes Arab leader to Riyadh Arab Summit

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz today welcomed Arab leaders to the 19th Arab Summit opening in Riyadh tomorrow and expressed his optimism that the meeting would enable countries of the region to face their political, economic and cultural challenges.  King Abdullah noted that the summit demonstrates the desire among Arab nations to encourage cooperation throughout the region to confront the challenges that face the Arab people.