Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Receives Sports Officials and Players

Wednesday 1438/12/29 - 2017/09/20
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Jeddah, Dhu-AlHijjah 29, 1438, September 20, 2017, SPA -- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah today the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority of Sports Turki bin Abdulmohsen Al Al-Sheikh accompanied by the President and members of Saudi Football Federation and players of Saudi Football First Team on the occasion of their qualification for World Cup finals 2018 in Russia.

At the outset of the reception, they all greeted the King.

The King addressed them saying, I am pleased to meet with you today and you represent your country which we all have the honor to represent, as it is the Qiblah of Muslims, the land of the Two Holy Mosques and the Launch of Arabism, your qualification is an achievement for your country, wishing you all success.

The audience was attended by Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior, Minister of State and Cabinet s Member Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Nizar bin Obaid Madani and a number of officials.

--SPA

15:13 LOCAL TIME 12:13 GMT