1998 News Story

King Fahd receives Palestinian President Arafat

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Ibn Abdul Aziz received today Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, who briefed him on the substance of the recently-signed Palestinian-Israeli Agreement. The audience was attended by Crown Prince Abdullah Ibn Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard, and by Prince Sultan Ibn Abdul Aziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General. The latter also received President Arafat and his accompanying delegation in a separate meeting. Governor of Riyadh Prince Salman Ibn Abdul Aziz also received President Arafat, who awarded him the Star of Jerusalem Medal in recognition of his support for the Palestinian people.