King Abdullah Welcomed Home By Saudi People

February 23, 2011

[Washington, DC] -- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud returned to a warm welcome in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia today; following three months in the United States and Morocco for treatment and recuperation from a successful back surgery to treat a slipped disc. 

“The King’s return is a joyous occasion. The people of Saudi Arabia are grateful for his successful recovery and his commitment to the Saudi people’s wellbeing,” said Saudi Ambassador Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir.

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