King Abdullah holds meeting with King of Sweden

September 30, 2011

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz held a meeting in Riyadh today with Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf, who serves as Honorary President of the World Scout Fund. At the outset, King Carl decorated the Saudi monarch with the Bronze Wolf Medal, which is the highest Scout honor. King Abdullah expressed his appreciation, and then the two sides discussed ways of enhancing bilateral relations.

The meeting was attended by Acting Riyadh Governor Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud; Minister of Education and President of the Saudi Arabian Boy Scouts Association (SABSA) Prince Faisal bin Abdullah bin Mohammed; Commander of the National Guard Prince Meteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz; Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel bin Ahmad Al-Jubeir; and Saudi Ambassador to Sweden Abdulrahman bin Mohammed Al-Jediee. On Swedish side, the meeting was attended by Queen Silvia and members of the royal delegation.