JEDDAH: Prime Minister Ali Lamine Zeine of Niger and President Adama Barrow of Gambia arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.
Zeine was met at the King Abdulaziz International Airport by deputy governor of Makkah region, Prince Badr bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, and several other Saudi officials.
Barrow was received by deputy governor of Riyadh region Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz and other officials on his arrival at King Khalid International Airport.
The Saudi Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Waleed bin Abdulkarim El-Khereiji, received in Riyadh the Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, who arrived for the Saudi-African Summit.
The ministers discussed ways to boost bilateral ties across all fields, and explored key regional and international issues of common interest.
African leaders are arriving in the Kingdom for the forthcoming Saudi-Africa summit.
Source : Arab News