2005 News Story

Saudi leaders respond to cable from U.S. President

From Mina, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz responded to the cable sent by U.S. President George W. Bush, thanking him for his congratulations on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha 1425 and for his comments on the welcome received by American pilgrims. King Fahd also expressed appreciation of the President’s comments on the Kingdom's support for efforts to achieve mutual goals for peace in the Middle East. Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz sent a similar cable, stressing appreciation of the sincere efforts of the United States for peace among all peoples and for cordial ties throughout the world in the name of security, prosperity, progress and success.