King Abdullah receives U.S. Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan

May 17, 2009

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received at the Royal Court at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh today U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Richard Holbrooke. During the audience, Ambassador Holbrooke conveyed the greetings of U.S. President Barack Obama.

The meeting was attended by Chief of General Intelligence Prince Miqren bin Abdulaziz; Adviser to the King Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdulaziz; Adviser to the King Prince Mansour bin Abdulaziz; Adviser to the King Prince Bandar bin Mohammed Al Saud; President of the Cabinet Presidency Court Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdulaziz; Adviser to the King Abdulmohsen Al-Tuwaijri; Saudi Ambassador to the U.S. Adel A. Al-Jubeir; and Charge d’affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh David Randel.

During his visit to the Kingdom, Ambassador Holbrooke and his delegation also met with Second Deputy Prime Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz to discuss regional and international developments.

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