Riyadh – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received at al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh President Patrice Talon of Republic of Benin.
The two discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, ways of enhancing them in various fields, and the latest developments at regional and international arenas.
The session was attended by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh region; Prince Mansour bin Miteb bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State, Cabinet’s Member and Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Minister of National Guard; Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior; Minister of State and Cabinet’s Member Musaed bin Mohammed al-Aiban; Minister of State and Cabinet’s Member Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz al-Assaf; Minister of State and Cabinet’s Member Essam bin Saad bin Saeed; Minister of Culture and Information Adel bin Zaid Altoraifi; Minister of Finance Mohammed bin Abdullah al-Jadaan; and Saudi Ambassador to Nigeria and non-resident to Benin Fahd bin Abdullah al-Sufian.
The session was also attended by the delegation accompanying the Benin’s President.
The president arrived to Riyadh on Tuesday and was welcomed in an official ceremony; the national anthems of the two countries were played and he reviewed the guard of honor. He was also received by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh region and a number of princes.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques held a luncheon banquet in honor of the President of Republic of Benin and his accompanying delegation.
The reception and banquet were attended by a number of princes.