1998 News Story

Crown Prince Abdullah interviewed by Japanese media

Crown Prince Abdullah Ibn Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard, was interviewed today by the Japanese broadcasting and television corporation prior to his departure from Honera Airport in Tokyo today. He expressed hope that an oil concession in the area of Al-Khafji would be renewed for a certain Saudi-Japanese company. He described relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Japan as "firm and deep-rooted" and referred to his talks with the Japanese as covering all matters of concern to the two countries, including petroleum.