Saudi minister of foreign affairs meets Czech Prime Minister in Prague

Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir meets Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis in Prague on Friday. (SPA)
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Updated 11 January 2020

Saudi minister of foreign affairs meets Czech Prime Minister in Prague

  • Al-Jubeir met a number of high-profile Czech officials including Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomas Petricek

RIYADH: Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Friday met Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir in the republic’s capital Prague.
During the meeting, held in the premier’s office, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and areas of joint cooperation, in addition to developments in regional and international issues.
The Saudi ambassador to the Czech Republic, Naif bin Aboud, and the director general of the office of the minister of foreign affairs, Khalid bin Musaed Al-Anqari, also attended the meeting.
Al-Jubeir, who is currently on an official visit to the eastern European country, also met a number of high-profile Czech officials including Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomas Petricek, Senate President Jaroslav Kubera, and Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Radek Vondracek.


Saudi Arabia announces 35 more deaths from COVID-19

Updated 14 min 33 sec ago

Saudi Arabia announces 35 more deaths from COVID-19

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 262,959
  • A total of 3,338 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 35 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,383 new cases of the disease on Friday.

Of the new cases, 81 were recorded in Makkah, 77 in Hail, 69 in Jeddah and 63 in Riyadh.

The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 262,959 after 2,566 more patients recovered from the virus.

A total of 3,338 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.

On Thursday, the health ministry announced Saudi Arabia had conducted more than 4 million COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests since the beginning of the outbreak.