Saudi interior minister visits Mauritius to boost ties

Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif arrives in Mauritius on Monday. (SPA)
Updated 02 July 2018

Saudi interior minister visits Mauritius to boost ties

JEDDAH: The Saudi interior minister is on an official visit to Mauritius. Showkutally Soodhun, president of the country’s ruling party, received Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif. 

Saudi Non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of Mauritius Gharm bin Saeed Al-Mulhan and a number of officials welcomed the interior minister at the airport.

Saudi Arabia and Mauritius enjoy cordial ties. Mauritius wishes to further consolidate relationships with major Gulf countries, especially with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with a view to giving a boost to bilateral, Islamic and commercial partnership.

Mauritius is planning to build five smart cities and eyeing foreign investors particularly Saudi Arabia to make investments in new projects.  Mauritius is one of the major tourist attractions in the world with the best beaches and resorts. 


Saudi Arabia announces 37 more deaths from COVID-19

Updated 34 min 11 sec ago

Saudi Arabia announces 37 more deaths from COVID-19

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 252,039
  • A total of 3,167 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 37 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,428 new cases of the disease on Sunday.
Of the new cases, 125 were recorded in Makkah, 106 in the capital Riyadh, 68 in Hufof, 59 in Jazan and 57 in Jeddah.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 252,039 after 1,599 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 3,167 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.