King Abdullah arrives in Morocco

January 22, 2011

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz arrived in Casablanca, Morocco today coming from New York. At Mohammad V International Airport, he was received by King Mohammad VI, Prime Minister Dr. Abbas El-Fassi; Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Prince Meteb bin Saud bin Saad bin Abdurrahman; Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Assistant to Interior Minister for Security Affairs; Prince Nawaf bin Saud bin Saad bin Abdurrahman; Prince Abdulaziz bin Majed bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Madinah; Prince Salman bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Assistant Secretary General for the National Security Council for Intelligence and Security Affairs; Mohamed Halab, Governor of Grand Casablanca, and Saudi Ambassador to Morocco Dr. Mohammad Al-Bishr.  King Abdullah will spend some time recovering from back surgery he had in New York last December.

At New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, the King Abdullah was seen off by Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Governor of Riyadh Province, Prince Khalid bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz; Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador to the United Kingdom; Prince Abdulaziz bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State, member of the Council of Ministers and President of the Presidium of the Council of Ministers; a number of Princes, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, the Saudi Ambassador to the United States, and Saudi embassy consul attaches.