Saudi Arabia counting down the seconds until Trump arrives

FILE - In this Monday, March 13, 2017 file photo, Saudi Arabia's King Salman attends a banquet hosted by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman is touting an upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and heads of state from across Muslim-majority nations as the start of a new relationship that will strengthen global security. Trump is scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia this weekend for his first overseas trip as president. (Tomohiro Ohsumi/Pool Photo via AP)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is literally counting down the days, hours, minutes and seconds until Donald Trump lands in the kingdom for his first overseas trip as U.S. president this weekend.

The kingdom has launched a website in four languages with a countdown clock and details about the visit, which is packed with meetings .

After meeting King Salman on Saturday, Trump is scheduled to take part Sunday in a pan-Arab and Islamic summit with leaders from across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

He is also scheduled to hold a separate joint session with the Arab rulers of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain.

Coinciding with the visit is a business forum Saturday in Riyadh with CEOs from companies like GE and Dow Chemical.

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Online: https://www.riyadhsummit2017.org/