Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum called on King Salman at his palace in Riyadh on Tuesday. During the meeting, they reviewed the latest regional and international developments.
King Salman wished the brotherly Algerian people steady security and prosperity.
Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif, State Minister and Cabinet member Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf, State Minister for African Countries Affairs Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz Qattan, Saudi Ambassador to Algeria Abdul Aziz bin Ibrahim Al-Omairini and a number of Algerian officials attended the meeting.
Saudi Arabia and Algeria enjoy strong relations. Trade between the two countries has reportedly risen from $116 million to $527 million within 10 years. In December 2018, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited Algeria. During the visit, the Council of Saudi Chambers and the Algerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a joint business forum. During the forum, four joint projects in the fields of chemicals manufacturing, metal processing, pharmaceutical and paper production were inaugurated.