Saudi King arrives in New York

November 23, 2010

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz arrived in New York this morning after departing Riyadh yesterday. At John F. Kennedy Airport, the King was received by Deputy Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz; Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal; Advisor to the King Prince Abdulilah bin Abdulaziz; Eastern Province Governor Prince Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz; Prince Saud bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz; Vice President of the Royal Court Khalid bin Abdulrahman Al-Essa; Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir; and a number of other Saudi officials. King Abdullah is in the United States to receive treatment for a herniated disc and a blood clot.