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Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Sends Message to King of Eswatini

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Sends Message to King of Eswatini

Saturday, 22 February, 2020 - 06:45
King Salman (SPA)
Asharq Al-Awsat

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud sent a message to King Mswati III of the Kingdom of Eswatini.

The message was delivered by King Salman's Ambassador to South Africa Sultan Al-Luaihan Al-Anqari.

Al-Anqari conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince and their wishes to the government and people of the Kingdom of Eswatini for continued progress and prosperity.

For his part, the King of Eswatini expressed sincere thanks and appreciation to King Salman, reaffirming the keenness of Eswatini to develop and promote bilateral relations between the two friendly countries.

The reception was attended by Prime Minister of Eswatini Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Thuli Dladla.

Separately, Saudi Arabia's Trade and Investment Minister Majid al-Qasabi conveyed a message which King Salman has sent to the Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould el-Ghazouani.

This came during Qasabi's reception at the Mauritanian Presidential Palace in Nouakchott.

"Saudi Arabia’s relationship with Mauritania is politically and fraternally strong. They are more than brothers, however, the commercial and investment relationship does not live up to the aspirations of the leaders of the two peoples,” Qasabi said in a press statement.

He stressed that "the most important pillar in this relationship is the private sector, which is essential for the development of trade and investment ties between the two countries."

The Saudi minister said he discussed available investment opportunities in Mauritania, and it was agreed to set a specific implementation plan to support and promote them.

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