1999 News Story

Lebanon's prime minister visits Saudi Arabia

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz yesterday received visiting Prime Minister of Lebanon Dr. Salim Al-Hoss, with whom he discussed bilateral relations and developments at Arab, Islamic and international levels.

Today Dr. Al-Hoss was received by Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation, and Inspector-General; and by Governor of Riyadh Province Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz. He also met with President of the Saudi Development Fund Muhammad bin Abdullah Al-Siqueir to brief him on projects pertaining to irrigation, drinking water and roads that are due to be implemented by Lebanon. Later, he met with President of the Islamic Development Bank Dr. Ahmed bin Muhammad Ali to review a number of projects in Lebanon being financed by IDB. Dr. Al-Hoss also visited the headquarters of the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry and held a meeting with Saudi businessmen there.