1997 News Story

King Fahd receives U.S. Defense Secretary

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Ibn Abdul Aziz yesterday received at the Royal Court in Jeddah U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen and his accompanying delegation. The royal audience was attended by Prince Sultan Ibn Abul Aziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation, and Inspector-General; Prince Bandar Ibn Sultan Ibn Abdul Aziz, Saudi Ambassador to the United States; Mr. Wyche Fowler, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom; and a number of senior officials. Today, Crown Prince Abdullah Ibn Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard, received Secretary Cohen, who then left after his two-day visit to the Kingdom.