1999 News Story

King Fahd leaves Crown Prince Abdullah in charge

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz has deputized Crown Prince

Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard, to be

in charge of the country and undertake the interests of the people of the Kingdom of Saudi

Arabia during his absence abroad.  King Fahd left today for Spain on a private visit.