The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, has sent a message to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The message was delivered on Thursday by Minister of State and Cabinet Member Dr. Essam bin Saeed during his meeting with the Egyptian President in Cairo, SPA said.
The Official Spokesman of the Egyptian Presidency, Ambassador Bassam Radi, said in a statement that the message included confirming the strength of historic relations that bring together the two countries and peoples, the Kingdom's keenness on enhancing strategic cooperation between the two states at various levels, and continuing the process of joint work and coordination with Egypt on various regional and international issues.
Radi said that the Egyptian President asked to convey his greetings to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. The President also emphasized the special and fraternal nature of the Egyptian-Saudi relations, as they represent a pillar of the stability of the region, especially in light of the delicate situation that the Arab countries are going through and the various challenges they face.
Sisi expressed his country's aspiration to continue developing prospects of cooperation between the two countries in various fields in order to achieve the common interests of the two peoples and supporting the bonds of Arab solidarity, SPA added.