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Saudi wants our AG there to discuss Rizana Nafeek’s release

The Saudi Arabian Government has indicated that the Attorney General (AG) of Sri Lanka should come to Saudi Arabia to discuss the legal issues connected with the release of condemned Sri Lankan maid Rizana Nafeek, foreign media reported.

Ceylontoday, 2012-10-20 07:24:00
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Saudi wants our AG there to discuss Rizana Nafeek’s release

The Saudi Arabian Government has indicated that the Attorney General (AG) of Sri Lanka should come to Saudi Arabia to discuss the legal issues connected with the release of condemned Sri Lankan maid Rizana Nafeek, foreign media reported.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa met with Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia on the sidelines of the Asia Corporate Dialogue Summit in Kuwait City this week.

Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, is presently the Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosque, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia, as well as the most senior member of the House of Saud, next to the King of Saudi Arabia.

Prince Salman who is expected to succeed the King of Saudi Arabia was earlier the Governor of Riyadh and handled the files connected with Rizana Nafeek .

The Saudi Government has told the Sri Lankan delegation that met them, to send Sri Lanka’s Attorney General to Saudi Arabia for further talks regarding the legal issues connected with the release of the maid, according to media reports. (Ceylon Today Online)

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