Saudi Arabia, South Africa discuss military cooperation

Consultant at the Secretariat General of the Cabinet Ahmed bin Aqeel Al-Khatib meets South African Minister of Defense Nosiviwe Mapis-Nqakula. (SPA)
Updated 13 July 2018
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Saudi Arabia, South Africa discuss military cooperation

JEDDAH: Consultant at the Secretariat General of the Cabinet Ahmed bin Aqeel Al-Khatib met South African Minister of Defense Nosiviwe Mapis-Nqakula in Jeddah on Thursday.

Al-Khatib, who is also chairman of the board of directors for military industries, said in a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) that the meeting discussed cooperation in the military industries.

He said that a plan for cooperation in developing the advanced defense military systems industry was made, noting that discussions would continue between the two countries to implement a joint program aiming to transfer and nationalize military industries to the Kingdom according to Vision 2030. 


Saudi Commission on Tourism and Heritage chief on official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Mohammad Abdulhameed is raising his daughter Maria single-handedly. (AN photo)
Updated 17 July 2018
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Saudi Commission on Tourism and Heritage chief on official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina 

JEDDAH: The president of Saudi Arabia’s Commission for Tourism and National Heritage arrived in Sarajevo on Monday, as part of an official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz has expressed King Salman’s sincere greetings to the people and the government of  Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

He was then received by the chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bakir Izetbegovic, at their headquarters in the capital, Sarajevo. 

Prince Sultan is on an official state visit to the Balkan state upon the instructions of King Salman, who is keen to bolster ties with the country and open new horizons of cooperation between both states.