On the invitation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, President Isaias Afwerki and his accompanying Eritrean delegation arrived in Riyadh today for a two-day working visit.
At King Khalid International Airport, the President was accorded a warm welcome by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Governor of Riyadh Region; Minister of State, Cabinet’s Member, and National Security Advisor, Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban (the accompanying Minister); Prince Faisal bin Abdulaziz bin Ayyaf, Mayor of Riyadh Region; Major General Fahd bin Zaid Al-Mutairi, Director of Riyadh Police; and a representative of the royal protocols.
The two sides will hold consultations on the enhancement of bilateral ties as well as on regional and international issues of mutual importance.
President Isaias Held Talks with Crown Prince & PM Mohammed Bin Salman
(MOI-ERITREA, 1 March 2023) – President Isaias Afwerki held extensive discussions today in Riyadh with Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman, and other senior Saudi officials.
At the meeting held today, 01 March, the two sides have agreed on broad modalities of partnership for enhancement of current and future interests of both countries.
The Saudi Minister of Defense Emir Khaled bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Foreign Affairs Emir Faisal bin Farhan, National Security Adviser Dr. Musaad bin Mohammed al-Aiban, Minister of Finance Mohammed bin Abdullah al-Jidaan, as well as the Saudi Ambassador to Eritrea Seqr bin Suleiman Al Qureshi attended the meeting that also discussed regional and international issues of mutual importance.
President Isaias Afwerki departed to Saudi Arabia, yesterday for a two-day official visit at an invitation of the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
HRH Crown Prince Discusses with President of Eritrea
(SAUDI PRESS AGENCY) – His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, met here today with President Isaias Afwerki of the State of Eritrea.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries and aspects of cooperation. They also discussed the latest developments at the regional arena and the efforts exerted towards these developments.
The meeting was attended by Prince Khaled bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Defense; Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Dr. Musaed bin Mohammad Al-Aiban, Minister of State, Cabinet Member and National Security Adviser; Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan, Minister of Finance; and the Saudi Ambassador to Eritrea, Saqr bin Suleiman Al-Qurashi.
The Saudi Minister of Defence; the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the National Security Adviser; the Minister of Finance, as well as the Saudi Ambassador to Eritrea attended the meeting that also discussed regional and international issues of mutual importance. pic.twitter.com/uKvzCYrARR
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