King Fahd: Major Events (2)

1970: Led Saudi delegation in talks with British leaders to discuss future of the Arabian Gulf

1970: Witnessed the launching of the Kingdom's first Five-Year Development Plan

1974: First official visit to Washington D.C. established Saudi Arabian/U.S. Joint Commission on Economic Co-operation

1975: Became Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister

1978: Led Saudi delegation to the Arab Summit in Baghdad

1981: Proposed innovative Eight-Point Peace Plan to resolve the Arab/Israeli conflict

1981: Represented the Kingdom at the North/South Conference in Cancun, Mexico

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