Saudi Arabian Prince visits Philippines

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Interior Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif is currently in the Philippines for a visit until March 19. He arrived at the Villamor Airbase on Saturday night.

He was welcomed by Chief of Presidential Protocol Robert Borje and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Ambassador to the Philippines Abdullah Bin Nasser Al Bussairy.

Interior and Local Government Officer-in-Charge Eduardo Año, Philippine Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Adnan Alonto, Office of Middle East and African Affairs (OMEAA) Hjaaycelyn Quintana, and Philippine Air Force Commanding General Galileo Gerard Kintanar, Jr. were also part of the welcoming team.

Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif is accompannied by Interior Undersecretary Nasir Abdulaziz Al Daood, Deputy Minister of Interior for Security Affairs Abdullah Abdulkarim Alessa, Protocol Director Ahmed Al Sudeiri, Saudi Embassy Deputy Head of Mission Majed Bin Showeil, and First Secretaries Ibrahim Alzahrani and Majed Al Jameel.

“The Arabian Prince is set to meet with several Philippine heads on Sunday and Monday at The Fort and Malacañan Palace, including a courtesy call to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte,” the Presidential Communications said.

“He will cap off his visit to the country with a lunch at the Palace to be hosted by the Chief Executive,” it added.