King Abdullah meets with US Chief of Naval Operations

April 12, 2008

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz met with the US Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead and his delegation at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh today.

Attendees at the meeting included Chief of General Intelligence Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz and the Saudi Commander of Naval Forces Lt. Gen. Prince Fahd bin Abdullah, who held a separate meeting with Adm. Roughead earlier in the day to discuss issues of mutual interest. 

Also today, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation Prince Khalid bin Sultan awarded Adm. Roughead the King Abdulaziz Medal at the excellent grade in recognition of his efforts to enhance naval cooperation between Saudi Arabia and the United States.