Turkish president in Saudi Arabia on a formal visit

President Gul is set to attend a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Oxford Center of Islamic Studies in Jeddah later on Saturday.

Turkish president in Saudi Arabia on a formal visit

Turkish President Abdullah Gul has arrived in Jeddah city of Saudi Arabia.

President Gul is set to attend a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Oxford Center of Islamic Studies in Jeddah later on Saturday.

He will meet leading businessmen and government officials of Saudi Arabia over a dinner to be hosted following the meeting.

Gul is expected to return to Turkey on Sunday.

The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies is a Recognised Independent Centre of the University of Oxford. It was established in 1985 to encourage the scholarly study of Islam and the Islamic world. HRH The Prince of Wales is the Patron of the Centre. It is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of scholars and statesmen from different parts of the world, alongside representatives of the University of Oxford. President Gul has been a member of board of trustees of the center since 2004.

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Last Mod: 13 Ağustos 2011, 11:26
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