Spain's Prime Minister José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero received at his office here today Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, the Advisor to the Second Deputy Premier and Assistant to the Minister of Interior for Public Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, who came to bid the Prime Minister farewell at the end of his tenure as Saudi Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain.


At the outset of the meeting, the prince conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, his Crown Prince and the Second Deputy Premier, to the Spanish Premier and thanked him for the generous hospitality and great cooperation accorded to him during his term of office in Madrid.


For his part, the Prime Minister sent his greetings to King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince and the Second Deputy Premier, lauding the efforts exerted by Prince Saud bin Naif in promoting bilateral relations between the two countries and wishing him every success and the Kingdom steady progress and prosperity.