Prince Salman Meets with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta

April 11, 2012

[Washington, DC] -- Saudi Minister of Defense Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz met with U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta today at the Pentagon. After reviewing the Honor Guard, the two ministers discussed bilateral and regional issues.

Prince Salman was accompanied by Minister of State and member of the Cabinet Dr. Mosaad Al-Aiban; Saudi Ambassador to the U.S. Adel A. Al-Jubeir; Lt. Gen. Mohammed Al-Ayesh, Commander, Royal Saudi Air Force; Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Al-Banyan, Chief of Staff, Office of the Minister of Defense; Maj.Gen. Ahmed Al-Gahtani, President, Armed Forces Intelligence Commission; Brig. Gen. Talal Al-Ghamdi, Military Advisor, Office of the Minister of Defense; Brig. Gen. Ahmed Al-Qahtani, Saudi Defense Attaché to the U.S.; Brig. Gen. Tarik Al-Sarhan, Administration of Contracts & Treaties, Ministry of Defense.

For more information on Saudi-U.S. relations, visit the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia website.