Saudi foreign minister meets WHO director general

Saudi FM Prince Faisal bin Farhan (mid-left) and his delegation meet met the director general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Saudi FM Prince Faisal bin Farhan (mid-left) and his delegation meet met the director general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
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Updated 30 October 2021

Saudi foreign minister meets WHO director general

Saudi foreign minister meets WHO director general

ROME: Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan met the director general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Saturday on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders’ Summit in the Italian capital, Rome.

The two sides reviewed cooperation between the Kingdom and WHO and talked about the initiatives of the Kingdom to combat the coronavirus pandemic. These including support for the global economy, debt suspension and financial and medical aid to mitigate the effects of the pandemic, which in turn helped the recovery of the global economy and enhanced opportunities for sustainable development.

The meeting was attended by the Saudi ambassador to Italy, Prince Faisal bin Sattam bin Abdulaziz; the undersecretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Abdulrahman bin Ibrahim Al-Rass; and the director general of the Foreign Minister’s Office, Abdul Rahman Al-Daoud.