Diplomatic sources said Gul is scheduled to meet with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud al-Faysal and Crown Prince Abdullah.
Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) foreign ministers meeting that will take place in Istanbul next month, election of OIC Secretary General, Cyprus question, Middle East, Iraq and bilateral relations are expected to be discussed during the visit.
Gul is expected to call for support in Jeddah for Prof. Dr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Turkey’s candidate for the office of OIC Secretary General.
Ihsanoglu is the Director General of OIC Research Center For Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA).
The Turkish delegation is also expected to convey Turkey’s expectations for lifting of isolation and embargoes imposed on Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC).
Diplomatic sources said developments in the Middle East and problems in Iraq would be