Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz will
shortly start a tour of the Americas. He will head for New York next Saturday to attend the millennium
celebrations of the United Nations on September 5, 2000, where he will deliver the Kingdom's speech on
Crown Prince Abdullah will then pay official visits to Brazil and Argentine, before proceeding to Venezuela,
where he will head the Kingdom's delegation at the Second Summit of member states of the Organization
of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
The Crown Prince will hold talks with the leaders of these countries, focusing on bilateral relations and
ways of boosting cooperation as well as international issues of common interest in various fields. The tour
comes as part of the concern of the government of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin
Abdulaziz to strengthen relations with various countries and its constant efforts to serve the issues of
international security and peace.