Issue 168 - 01 Apr 1986
Among the more significant recent comings and goings in the kingdom was the one-day visit last week by Shaikh Jaber al Ahmad, the Amir of Kuwait, to see King Fahd at the latter's spring resort in the Eastern Province. In Kuwait, the Amir's visit was described as "a fraternal call upon the Saudi monarch". In Saudi Arabia the meeting was reported without official comment of any kind. It is not unknown for the rulers of the GCC states to see each other informally from time to time, although the practice can scarcely be described as commonplace.

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