Saudi Arabia Crown Prince concludes meeting with Egypt's El-Sisi, leaves Cairo

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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was met by President Abdel Fateh El-Sisi. (SPA)
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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was met by President Abdel Fateh El-Sisi. (SPA)
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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was met by President Abdel Fateh El-Sisi. (SPA)
Updated 27 November 2018
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Saudi Arabia Crown Prince concludes meeting with Egypt's El-Sisi, leaves Cairo

  • Mohammed bin Salman is met by President El-Sisi
  • The visit is the third leg of the crown prince's tour after visits to Bahrain and the UAE

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has concluded talks with Egypt's president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi following a visit to the country and has now left Cairo.

The crown prince sent a cable of thanks to El-Sisi following his departure Egypt where they held talks about strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries.

Prince Mohammed said: “On leaving your brotherly country, it is my pleasure to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to you for the warm welcome and hospitality shown to me and the accompanying delegation.”

El-Sisi replied: “The talks we’ve held highlight the joint desire to deepen cooperation between our two countries in various fields under the leadership of King Salman and yourself.”

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Egypt on Monday, as part of an ongoing tour of the Arab region.

He was recieved upon arrival at Cairo airport by El-Sisi.

On the event of the crown prince's visit, El-Sisi sent a letter to King Salman renewing Egypt's commitment to Gulf security and to stop Iran's interference in the region. Both sides reaffirmed their stand to the terms of reconciliation for Qatar.

The visit is the third leg of the crown prince's tour after visits to Bahrain and the UAE.

The crown prince is also expected to participate in a G20 meeting in Buenos Aires later this week.


King Salman congratulates Modi on election victory

Updated 24 May 2019
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King Salman congratulates Modi on election victory

RIYADH: King Salman telephoned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday to congratulate him on his victory in India's general election.
King Salman wished Modi success and the people of India prosperity.

Read more about Modi’s landslide election victory here
The prime minister thanked King Salman for the phone call and stressed his keeness to promote and develop relations between the two countries.
Modi secured another five-year term as prime minister after winning a landslide general election victory on Thursday.