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King Salman Invites Egyptian President, Sultan of Brunei to Arab-Islamic-US Summit in Riyadh | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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Egyptian president receives Saudi Minister of State and Member of the Cabinet Dr. Issam bin Saad bin Saeed, on May 13, Asharq Al-Awsat

Cairo, Brunei- Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz sent a message to the Egyptian President Abdulfattah Al-Sisi, inviting him to attend the Arab-Islamic-US summit, set to take place in Riyadh later in May.

During a meeting in Cairo, the Minister of State and Member of the Cabinet Dr. Issam bin Saad bin Saeed handed over the message to the president.

The meeting was attended by the Saudi Ambassador to Egypt, who is also the Kingdom’s Permanent Representative to the Arab League Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Qattan.

Sisi voiced his appreciation for the invitation of the Saudi monarch, stating that he wished for a positive outcome to the summit “which supports efforts to achieve security and stability in the Middle East.”

King Salman also sent an invitation to Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei Darussalam. The message was delivered by Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Awad bin Saleh Al-Awad during a meeting held with Sultan Bolkiah.

For his part, Sultan Bolkiah voiced his deep appreciation for receiving the invitation and towards the efforts spent by Saudi royalty on preserving and promoting peace and stability in the region, particularly on counterterrorism efforts.

Dr. Awad bin Saleh Al-Awad conveyed the greetings and appreciations of The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Crown Prince to His Majesty, in addition to their aspiration for the developing of bilateral relations in various fields to achieve the common interests of the two countries.

The meeting was attended by Saudi Ambassador to the Sultanate of Brunei, Hisham bin Zara’ah.