On Monday, February 17, 2014, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for a private visit. According to Arab News the purpose of the visit is:
“…[continue to strengthen] Saudi-British relations and prospects of further cooperation. Both sides are expected to tackle international issues, Mideast peace efforts and regional developments, with special emphasis on the Syrian crisis…”
Upon his arrival at Riyadh Airport the prince was warmly welcomed by His Royal Highness Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, His Royal Highness Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, and other government officials.
This morning The Prince of Wales held a meeting with the Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister, His Royal Highness Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz al-Saud and visited the Janadriya Gardens in Riyadh.