Saudi government ready to discuss Rizana’s issue

The Saudi Arabian Government has indicated that the Attorney General of Sri Lanka should come to Saudi Arabia to discuss the legal issues connected with the release of condemned Sri Lankan maid Rizana Nafeek, the Asian Tribune website 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, Crown Prince, 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, the Crown Prince who is expected to succeed the King of Saudi Arabia was earlier the Governor of Riyadh and he 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, Asian Tribune reported.