Sudanese President arrives in Riyadh

December 30, 2009

Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir was welcomed at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh today by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz and a number of other senior Saudi officials. President Al-Bashir, who will spend several days in the Kingdom, was escorted to King Abdullah’s ranch in Jinadreyah, where the two sides held bilateral talks. The discussion, which touched on bilateral, Arab, Islamic and international developments, was also attended by Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz and President of the Allegiance-Pledge Commission Prince Mishaal bin Abdulaziz. Afterwards, President Al-Bashir departed Riyadh and traveled to Makkah.