Governor of Eastern Province receives U.S. delegation
April 24, 2011
Eastern Province Governor Prince Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz received a U.S. business delegation from Minnesota in Dammam today that was led by U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison and included U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom James Smith, U.S. Consul General Timothy Pounds, and President and Managing Director of the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council Edward Burton. During the meeting, the two sides reviewed the strong ties binding Saudi Arabia and the United States together. Rep. Ellison commended the development witnessed by the Kingdom in general and the Eastern Province in particular.