RIYADH: Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan received the French ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Francois Gouyette, on Thursday.
Gouyette has reached the end of his term as ambassador and had come to bid farewell to Prince Faisal.
The prince stressed the Kingdom’s desire to build on its close relationship with France and expand various areas of joint cooperation and coordination.
He also praised Gouyette’s efforts to develop relations between the two countries in a mutually beneficial manner, and wished him success in his future endeavors.
The French ambassador expressed his gratitude for the cooperation and hospitality he received during his tenure in the Kingdom, and wished Saudi Arabia continued progress and prosperity.