2001 News Story

King Fahd receives Palestinian President

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz received in Jeddah today visiting Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. They discussed bilateral relations as well as the latest developments in the Middle East. In a press statement on his arrival, President Arafat praised the constructive role played by the Kingdom at the recent meetings of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the League of Arab States. Today, President Arafat went to Makkah to perform umrah, the minor pilgrimage.