King Abdullah returns home

February 23, 2011

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz arrived in Riyadh this afternoon following an extended trip abroad, to the United States and Morocco, for medical treatment and recuperation. At King Khalid International Airport, the Saudi monarch was welcomed home by visiting Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa; Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz; Second Deputy Prime Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz; and a large number of other officials and citizens.

Upon arrival, King Abdullah expressed thanks to all well-wishers and sent his greetings to the Saudi people. Then he rode in a motorcade to the royal palace, where he was met by well wishers.

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