King Abdullah discusses regional issues with Egyptian president

June 1, 2008

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz held talks on key regional issues with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at the royal palace in Jeddah today. 

The two leaders discussed international issues including developments in Palestine, Iraq and Lebanon. They also reviewed ways of enhancing bilateral cooperation. 

Minister of Interior Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Makkah Province Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Chief of General Intelligence Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, National Security Council Secretary-General Prince Bandar bin Sultan and the Saudi ambassador to Egypt, Hisham Nazer, also attended the meeting.

President Mubarak arrived in Jeddah earlier today for a brief visit to the Kingdom, accompanied by a delegation that included Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit and Chief of General Intelligence Omar Suleiman. 

Before President Mubarak departed Jeddah, King Abdullah hosted a luncheon in his honor.