London -- Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom received at Pecking ham palace in London last evening the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, leaders and head delegates taking part in the G-20 economic summit scheduled for London today. During the audience, cordial talks were exchanged.
The event, reported by SPA, was attended by Prince Saud Al-Faisal, Foreign Minister; Prince Abdul-Ilah bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the King; Prince Miqren bin Abdulaziz, Chief of General Intelligence; Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Ireland; Dr. Ibrahim Al-Assaf, Minister of Finance and Dr. Mohammed Al-Jasser, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency.
Members of the official delegations and a number of British officials also attended.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown also received at 10 Downing Street last evening the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and heads of delegations taking part in G-20 economic summit. During the reception, the gathering reviewed the agenda of the summit, then Gordon held a dinner party in honor of the guests.
For here part, German chancellor Angela Merkel described participation by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz in the Economic Summit of the Group of Twenty as a clear evidence of the great role played by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia economically at the global level and its contribution with leaders of the industrial and rich countries to ending the financial and economic crises.
Merkel made the remarks in a statement before leaving Berlin heading for London to participate in the Economic Summit of the Group of Twenty.