Saudi-Lebanese talks focus on bilateral cooperation

October 14, 2008


Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz held official talks with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman at the royal palace in Jeddah yesterday. 

 

President Suleiman arrived in Jeddah October 12 for a two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi-Lebanese talks focused on ways of boosting cooperation between the two countries. King Abdullah also reaffirmed Saudi Arabia’s support for Lebanese unity, integrity and security.

After the talks, King Abdullah presented President Suleiman with the King Abdulaziz Medal, an honor that is awarded to world leaders and heads of state.

The president also attended a meeting with Minister of Commerce and Industry Abdullah Zainal Alireza and businessmen at the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Both President Suleiman and Zainal called for greater investment between the two countries and the promotion of trade.