President Afwerki receives Al-Jubeir


ASMARA — Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki received visiting Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir in the capital here on Thursday, Saudi Press Agency said.

During the meeting, Al-Jubeir conveyed the greetings of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, to the president. Afwerki too sent his greetings to the King and Crown Prince as well as the government and people of Saudi Arabia.

During the audience, bilateral relations between the Kingdom and Eritrea, ways of enhancing them in all fields in a way that best serves the aspiration of the two friendly countries in addition to the latest developments at the regional and international arenas and issues of mutual concern were reviewed.

The President gave a luncheon banquet in honor of the foreign minister and his accompanying delegation.

Ambassador Ahmed Bin Abdulaziz Gattan, minister of state for African Countries Affairs; Ambassador Khalid Bin Musaed Al-Anqari, director general of the foreign minister's office; and Dr. Abdullah Al-Shareef, charge d'affaires of the Saudi Embassy in Asmara, attended the meeting. — SPA