Saudi Minister Meets PM Najib

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ALOR SETAR - Saudi Arabian Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Minister Khalid Abdulaziz Al-Falih called on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at a leading hotel here today.

Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah welcomed Khalid and his delegates who arrived at about 1.45 pm.

Najib held a meeting for about 30 minutes with Khalid Abdulaziz and his delegation. However, no details were immediately available on the matters discussed.

An aide to the Prime Minister said any important outcomes from the meeting would be announced later by Najib.

The meeting was part of the Prime Minister’s programme on his one-day official visit to Kedah today.

Earlier, Najib, accompanied by Ahmad Bashah, received a rousing welcome from the people of Kampung Seberang Kota, Kuala Kedah, about 12 km from here.

Besides having breakfast with the villagers, Najib also took the opportunity to discuss development taking place in the area.

He also visited the fishermen's market in the village, which is a popular marine produce landing and retailing destination in the state.