The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at the Royal Court at Al-Yamamah palace in Riyadh yesterday princes, ministers, senior officials, National Guard brigade commanders, tribal leaders, National Guard military commanders, a number of Ulema and dignitaries of Al-Qateef province who came to greet him.
Sheikh Mansour Al-Salman, representative of Al-Qateef people, congratulated the King on safe return and quick recovery. He told the monarch that his people were appealing to Allah Almighty for his recovery and good health during his long medical treatment trip abroad. He assured the monarch that the people of Al-Qateef have no demands except the king's presence in the Kingdom as active leader of the State so that all people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia would enjoy its security and stability.
Given the podium, Sheikh Nasser Al-Turki bin Daraan greeted the King and the audience. He announced that 'Mohammed bin Maeedh bin Baddah bin Saad bin Mohammed bin Daraan bin Saad Al-Wadaani Al-Dosari is no more member of the family of Al Daraan Al-Wadaeen Al-Dawasser, who are sons of Daraan bin Eraier, a tribe historically shared the founder of this State late King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al-Faisal the defense of this country through taking part in many battles he fought to establish the Kingdom. We, particularly Al-Wadaeen tribe, a sub-tribe of Al-Dawasser in general, hereby denounce the so-called Mohammed bin Maeedh bin Baddah bin Saad bin Mohammed bin Daraan's disobedience of the ruler of this country, contrary of the instructions of our Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) who clearly ordered the obedience of Allah Almighty, his prophet Mohammed and rulers. The representative of Al Daraan wished the monarch every success, vowing that his tribe is always ready to show peace and amicability to whoever is peaceful with the King and show war and enmity to whoever is worrier with the King.
Then Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Gattan, the Saudi Ambassador-designate to Egypt and Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Nafeesi, Saudi ambassador-designate to Norway were sworn as ambassadors to the two nations before the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
Taking the oath, they vowed to remain loyal and sincere to their religion, king and nation, not to divulge any of the State's secrets, perform their work with the most required sincerity, authenticity and loyalty and maintain the countryâ€™s interests and observe its rules and regulations.
The monarch sent his greetings to the leaders of the two countries, wishing the ambassadors every success.
For their part, the two ambassadors thanked the King for the royal confidence bestowed upon them, swearing to exert the utmost effort to serve the religion, king and nation.
The reception party and oath-taking ceremony were attended by Prince Fahd bin Meshari bin Juluwe; Prince Saud Al-Faisal, Foreign Minister; Prince Miqren bin Abdulaziz, Chief of General Intelligence; Prince Naif bin Saud bin Abdulaziz; Prince Mit'eb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State, Member of the Cabinet and Commander of the Royal Guard; Dr. Khalid bin Faisal bin Turki, Undersecretary of the National Guard for the Western Region, and senior protocol officials.