Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received in Jeddah on Friday evening, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
During the audience, the Heir Apparent conveyed congratulations of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the Emirates to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, on the advent of Ramadan. The King, for his part, sent congratulations to the UAE President.
During the reception, the King and Sheikh Mohammed also discussed bilateral relations and ways to bolster fraternal relations, in addition to reviewing various regional as well as world issues of mutual interest.
Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE National Security Adviser; Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; and a number of UAE senior officials attended the meeting.
The royal audience was attended by Prince Khalid Al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the King and Governor of Makkah Region, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, in addition to various royal and non-royal Princes.
Earlier, Kuwait’s Deputy Premier, Defence Minister, Sheikh Mohammed Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, accompanied with a military delegation, paid an inspection visit on Thursday to Kuwaiti armed force stationed in Saudi Arabia participating in Operation Restoring Hope.
The military delegation comprised Chief of Staff, Lt-General Mohammed Khalid Al-Khadher; Kuwait’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Thamir Jabir Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah and a number of senior officers.