King Salman receives outgoing Kuwaiti ambassador

King Salman receives Kuwaiti Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Sheikh Thamer Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah in Riyadh on Wednesday. (SPA)
Updated 03 January 2019
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King Salman receives outgoing Kuwaiti ambassador

  • The reception at the Yamamah Palace in Riyadh was attended by Minister of State and Cabinet Member Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban

RIYADH: King Salman received on Wednesday outgoing Kuwaiti Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Sheikh Thamer Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.

The Kuwaiti ambassador paid farewell to the king on the occasion of the end of his term as an ambassador of his country to the Kingdom.

The reception at the Yamamah Palace in Riyadh was attended by Minister of State and Cabinet Member Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban.

Earlier, the Kuwaiti ambassador praised the deep-rooted bilateral ties between the two countries.

Al-Sabah also praised the Kingdom’s generous humanitarian assistance to alleviate human suffering wherever it was through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief).


Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pledges commitment to Saudi-Indian relations

Updated 10 min 17 sec ago
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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pledges commitment to Saudi-Indian relations

  • The crown prince will hold talks with Modi that are expected to be wide-ranging
  • The prime minister will also host a lunch for the visiting dignitaries, while in the evening President Ram Nath Kovind will host a banquet in honor of the Saudi crown prince

DUBAI: India and Saudi Arabia’s relationship will be maintained for thousands of years, the Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman said at an official welcoming in New Delhi on Wednesday.

“We want to be sure India and Saudi Arabia’s relationship is maintained for thousands of years,” the crown prince said, flanked by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind.

“I believe there’s a lot of Saudi work in India,” he added.

The crown prince was greeted by the PM and president after arriving to the presidential palace in a limousine.

The crown prince will hold talks with Modi that are expected to be wide-ranging.

The prime minister will also host a lunch for the visiting dignitaries, while in the evening President Ram Nath Kovind will host a banquet in honor of the Saudi crown prince, who is accompanied by a high-level delegation that includes ministers, senior officials and leading Saudi businessmen.

The official welcoming comes on the first official day of the Saudi royal’s visit to India, in the second leg of his Asia tour which began in Pakistan earlier this week.