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Riyadh – Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, President of the General Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, received on Sunday a joint economic delegation from the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic of Serbia.

“This visit will enhance and develop relations in the field of economy and reflects stability and development enjoyed by Bosnia and Serbia,” the Saudi prince said.

He added that the Saudi Commission for Tourism has forged a cooperation agreement with Serbia in the fields of tourism and heritage.

“We will soon sign a cooperation agreement with Bosnia,” he said, expressing the Kingdom’s keenness to activate and enhance those agreements in order to build a constructive cooperation with the two countries.

For his part, Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Mirko Sarovic lauded the “great support provided by the Kingdom during the war as well as during the era of reconstruction”, stressing that this unified delegation of Bosnia and Serbia was evidence that the crisis between the two countries has ended.

He added that Saudi Arabia has provided his country with valuable support in the fields of infrastructure, education and culture.

Serbia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajic said: “This visit does not only focus on tourism and investment opportunities, but it is a political and peace message that reflects the region’s stability.”

He also valued Saudi Arabia’s role in promoting peace in the region.

Prince Sultan bin Salman and the joint delegation discussed means to promote cooperation in the fields of tourism and heritage as well as other fields.

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