2005 News Story

King Abdullah continues to receive condolences

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received in Riyadh today a number of foreign dignitaries who came to offer condolences on the death of King Fahd bin Abdulaziz. These included: President of Germany Dr. Horst Koehler; from the United Kingdom, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, and British Prime Minister Tony Blair; Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan; Vice Chancellor of Austria Hubert Gorbach; and Speaker of the Russian Federal Assembly Sergei Mironov. King Abdullah also received Crown Prince of Bahrain Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa; Crown Prince of Qatar Shaikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani; Prime Minister of Qatar Shaikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani; and Kuwait's Speaker of the National Council Jassim Al-Khurafi.