Saudi FM meets foreign ambassadors in Riyadh

Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Al-Assaf meets Egyptian Ambassador Nasser Hamdy in Riyadh. (SPA)
Updated 03 August 2019

Saudi FM meets foreign ambassadors in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Al-Assaf has held a series of meetings in Riyadh with foreign ambassadors designated to the Kingdom.

He met Sudanese Ambassador Abdelazim Mohammed Al-Sadiq, and also Egyptian Ambassador Nasser Hamdy and Swedish Ambassador Jan Knutsson, who came to bid farewell to the Saudi minister on the occasion of the end of their tenures as ambassadors of their countries in Saudi Arabia.

Al-Assaf expressed appreciation for the efforts by the ambassadors in strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation between the Kingdom and their countries.

Al-Assaf also received Guinea-Bissau Ambassador-Designate to the Kingdom Mamadou Sano.

During the meeting, he received from the ambassador a copy of his credentials as a nonresident ambassador of Guinea-Bissau to the Kingdom in preparation for submitting it to King Salman.


KSA highlights support for Bosnia massacre victims

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Bin Farhan al Saud delivers a speech during the opening of the UN Human Rights Council's main annual session on February 24, 2020 in Geneva. (AFP)
Updated 13 July 2020

KSA highlights support for Bosnia massacre victims

  • The minister added that King Salman continued to support and stand by Bosnia and Herzegovina, further confirming the unique and friendly relations between the two countries

GENEVA: Saudi Arabia participated in the 25th anniversary memorial of the Srebrenica genocide that took place in July 1995.
Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah delivered the Kingdom’s speech via video conference.
He conveyed the greetings of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sefik Dzaferovic, and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and dignitaries who were participating in the event.
The minister affirmed that Saudi Arabia stood side by side with its brothers, the families of the victims of the massacre.
He said: “Our participation on behalf of Saudi Arabia, its leaders, government, and people, is a humanitarian and moral obligation that the Saudi leadership stands by every year.”
The minister added that King Salman continued to support and stand by Bosnia and Herzegovina, further confirming the unique and friendly relations between the two countries.