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Saudi Crown Prince Arrives in Washington on Official Visit

Saudi Crown Prince Arrives in Washington on Official Visit

Tuesday, 20 March, 2018 - 07:30
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is received at the airport upon his arrival in the United States. (SPA)
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, arrived in Washington on Tuesday on an official visit to the United States, at the directives of King Salman bin Abdulaziz.

He was received at the airport by Saudi Ambassador to the US Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz and Chief of Protocol in the State Department Ambassador Sean Lawler.

He was welcomed at the airport by a number of princes, as well as ministers and ambassadors from Arab and Muslim countries.

Upon Prince Mohammed’s arrival, Prince Khalid tweeted: “On behalf of the Saudi Embassy in the US, we are delighted to welcome HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the United States.”

“HRH’s official visit represents a continuation of the strategic cooperation and friendship between our two countries.”

The delegation traveling with the Crown Prince includes Minister of State Dr. Musaed al-Abyan, Minister of Trade and Investment Dr. Majed al-Qasvi, Minister of State Mohammed al-Sheikh, Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid al-Falih, Minister of Finance Mohammed al-Jadaan, Minister of Culture and Information Awad al-Awad and head of general intelligence Khalid al-Hmeidan.

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