King Salman hosts lunch for Najib in Riyadh

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak (left) and his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor (fourth left) with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (third left) in Riyadh, May 22, 2017. Also present was Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (right). — Bernama pic
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak (left) and his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor (fourth left) with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (third left) in Riyadh, May 22, 2017. Also present was Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (right). — Bernama pic

RIYADH, May 22  — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor held an audience with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud at King Salman Palace here today.

They met the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques at 2.30pm (7.30pm in Malaysia).

Najib held a discussion with the monarch before the latter hosted lunch for the prime minister and his delegation.

The delegation included Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein, who is also Minister with Special Functions, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom and Malaysian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Datuk Zainol Rahim Zainuddin.

Saudi Arabia Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman and Saudi Arabian cabinet members were present.

Najib is on the final leg of a three-day working visit to Saudi Arabia.

King Salman, Najib, United States President Donald Trump and more than 50 Arab and Muslim leaders attended the Arab-Islamic-US Summit at King Abdulaziz International Convention Centre here Sunday.

His Majesty was in Malaysia late February for a four-day State Visit. — Bernama

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