2001 News Story

Austrian President visits Kingdom

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz received in Riyadh yesterday visiting Austrian President Dr. Thomas Klestil, with whom he then co-chaired the official Saudi-Austrian talks. President Klestil also met separately with Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz; Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz; Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal; Governor of Riyadh Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz; and Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz. Meanwhile, members of the Austrian delegation held extensive consultations with their Saudi counterparts.