JEDDAH: King Salman received British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond on Sunday at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh.
During the meeting, they reviewed the bilateral relations between the two countries, especially in the economic fields and the opportunities to develop them according to the Kingdom's Vision 2030, Saudi Press Agency reported.
The meeting was attended by senior Saudi and British officials.
Following the meeting, Hammond confirmed his country’s support for the Kingdom’s ambitious plans.
In an official statement issued on the occasion of his visit to the Kingdom, the Minister said that the two countries are working closely to achieve the Saudi vision to diversify sources of income.
The British minister noted that the promotion of trade and investment opportunities will be of great benefit to both countries private and public sectors.