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Riyadh – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received at al-Salam palace in Jeddah on Tuesday King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

At the outset of the meeting, King Salman welcomed King Abdullah who, in turn, expressed happiness to visit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and meet with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.

During the visit, both leaders discussed Jordanian-Saudi ties, current developments in the region, and the high level of historic and brotherly relations between the two countries.

The two leaders expressed keenness to further boost relations in all fields to serve Arab and Islamic causes. They also reviewed the Middle East crises, efforts to reach political solutions, and means to enable region’s peoples to live in peace and security.

Then, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques held a dinner banquet in honor of Jordan’s King and the accompanying delegation, according to Saudi Press Agency.

The reception and the banquet were attended by Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region Prince Khalid al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Prince Mansour bin Saud bin Abdulaziz; Prince Talal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz; minister of state and member of the Cabinet and Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mansour bin Miteb bin Abdulaziz, Undersecretary of the Ministry of National Guard for the Western Sector Prince Khalid bin Faisal bin Turki, Prince Sattam bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Jeddah Province Prince Mishaal bin Majed bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Abdulaziz bin Sattam bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Counselor at the ministry of foreign affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, Advisor to the ministry of interior Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Prince Nawaf bin Naif bin Abdulaziz; Deputy Governor of Makkah Region Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, and Prince Rakan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz.

The events were also attended by King of Jordan’s official accompanying delegation: Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki, head of the Royal Diwan Fayiz al-Tarawna, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Jordanian Armed Forces Lt-Gen Mahmoud A. Fraihat, Director of General Intelligence Department Major General Adnan Issam al-Jundi, National Policies Council Rapporteur Abdullah Wreika, and a number of officials.

On Wednesday, King Salman received a phone call from Fahd bin Mahmoud al-Sayid, Deputy Prime Minister for Cabinet Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman, who congratulated the monarch on the holy month of Ramadan.

The King exchanged with him the congratulations on this occasion and expressed appreciation to the Omani senior official for his noble feelings, stated SPA.

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