Crown Prince Salman receives British Defense Secretary

December 3, 2012

Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz received British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond and his accompanying delegation in Riyadh today. During the meeting, Secretary Hammond conveyed the greetings of the British Prime Minister and emphasized the deep-rooted ties between Britain and Saudi Arabia. Then, the two sides discussed bilateral cooperation, especially in the military field, as well as the latest regional and international developments.

The audience was attended by Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz; Supervisor of the Crown’s Prince’s Office Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz; Chief of the General Staff Gen. Hussein bin Abdullah Al-Qabil; Commander of the Royal Naval Forces Admiral Dakhilullah bin Ahmed Al-Waqdani; Commander of the Royal Air Forces Lt. Gen. Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Aiyesh; Director General of the Office of the Defense Minister Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman bin Saleh Al-Bunyan; and a number of officials.