2006 News Story

Austrian President concludes official visit

Austrian President Heinz Fischer left Saudi Arabia today after a three-day official visit.

Before his departure, President Fischer visited the Shura Council and met with its chairman, Dr Saleh bin Homaid. They reviewed issues relating to parliamentary activities as well as the situation of Muslims in Austria. Fischer lauded the accession of the Shura Council to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU.

President Fischer also visited the Prince Sultan City for Humanitarian Services prior to his departure. An agreement was signed between the Prince Sultan City and the Austrian Health Ministry.