Saturday, April 17, 2010
Salman meets Maldives president
Riyadh Gov. Prince Salman held talks here Thursday with Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed on issues of mutual concern. Nasheed highlighted the strong relations between the two countries and thanked the governor for visiting the Maldives.
Prince Salman arrived here earlier in the day and was received at the airport by Maldives Prime Minister Ibrahim Hussein Zaki, Maldivian Ambassador to the Kingdom Hussein Shihab and Saudi Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives Abdul Aziz Al-Jammaz.
Prince Salman was accompanied by Prince Muhammad bin Salman, special adviser, Riyadh Mayor Prince Abdul Aziz Al-Muqrin, other princes and high-ranking officials including Abdul Rahman Al-Jeraisy, chairman of the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Prince Salman arrived in the Maldives after a five-day official visit to India where he met President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna and other officials.