King Abdullah in US for interfaith meeting.Byline: P.K. Abdul Ghafour
JEDDAH/NEW YORK: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques (Arabic: خادم الحرمين الشريفين), a historical term, was a pious title taken by some Caliphs and modern Saudi kings. King Abdullah King Abdullah can refer to:
"The two leaders exchanged friendly talks," the Saudi Press Agency The Saudi press agency (SPA) was established in 1971 as the first national news agency. The main goal of its establishment was to serve as a central body to collect and distribute local and international news in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and abroad. said. It was the first direct contact between King Abdullah and Obama since the latter was elected president of the United States The head of the Executive Branch, one of the three branches of the federal government.
The U.S. Constitution sets relatively strict requirements about who may serve as president and for how long. in the historic Nov. 4 polls.
Earlier, King Abdullah and Crown Prince Sultan had sent congratulatory messages to Obama on his landmark election victory.
King Abdullah said Saudi Arabia was looking forward to working together with the United States in order to achieve peace and justice as well as to reinforce security and stability in the Middle East and other parts of the world.
Muhammad bin Ahmed Tayeb, director general of the Foreign Ministry's regional office, said he expected Saudi-US relations to reach new heights during the Obama presidency.
He said Obama's victory had raised hopes and aspirations for peace, security and stability around the world. "We, in this part of the world which has suffered tremendously for the last six decades from the atrocities of occupation, insecurity and injustice, have great hope that the change that has come to America will also come to our region and bring with it a just and durable peace, security and prosperity," Tayeb said.
Traveling from the Moroccan city of Casablanca, King Abdullah arrived in New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of to attend a special session of the UN General Assembly on interfaith dialogue on Nov. 12.
Many world leaders including US President George W. Bush, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Asif Ali Zardari (Urdu: آصف علی زرداری) (Sindhi:آصف علي زرداري) (born July 21, 1956) is the chief of the Zardari tribe and the , King Juan Carlos of Spain, Jordan's King Abdallah and Lebanese President Michel Suleiman are expected to attend.
Prominent Islamic scholars have said that the UN conference would help achieve the globalization globalization
Process by which the experience of everyday life, marked by the diffusion of commodities and ideas, is becoming standardized around the world. Factors that have contributed to globalization include increasingly sophisticated communications and transportation of interfaith dialogue. "It offers a golden opportunity for politicians to promote world peace and put an end to wars and conflicts," they said.
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