2001 News Story

King Fahd receives Ethiopian Prime Minister

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz received in Jeddah yesterday visiting Prime Minister of Ethiopia Meles Zenawi and his accompanying delegation, including the Ethiopian ministers of foreign affairs, energy, livestock, labor, trade and industry, and communications. The delegation also met with Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who co-chaired talks with Prime Minister Zenawi that covered bilateral relations as well as international developments.

Meanwhile, Minister of Commerce Osama Faqih held talks yesterday with visiting Ethiopian Minister of Trade and Industry Ayele Kassahun, and discussed a number of topics, notably economic cooperation and the possibility of implementing joint investment projects.