TUNIS: The president of Tunisia has expressed his thanks to Saudi Arabia for its support through the Saudi Fund for Development.
President Kais Saied was speaking during a meeting with the CEO of the fund, Sultan bin Abdulrahman Al-Murshed, at Carthage Palace in Tunis.
Saied praised the work of the fund and expressed his thanks to King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Dr. Abdulaziz bin Ali Al-Saqr, the Saudi ambassador to Tunisia, was also at the meeting, which was held to discuss the development of closer Saudi-Tunisian ties, particularly with regard to projects under the SFD’s supervision.
Al-Saqr noted the good relationship between the two countries and thanked Saied for receiving the SFD delegation.
The ambassador was also present at a meeting between Tunisian Prime Minister Najla Bouden and Al-Murshed at government headquarters in Tunis.
The two sides looked at ways to strengthen economic partnerships, and discussed a number of current and future projects developed through the SFD.
Bouden also expressed her thanks and appreciation to the Saudi king and the crown prince for their continued support for Tunisia.
Al-Saqr further stressed that this support from the Saudi wise leadership is proof of the depth of the relationship between the two brotherly countries.
The two parties explored ways to strengthen economic partnerships and discussed several current and future development projects between Tunisia and Saudi Arabia through the SFD.