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Riyadh– The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz has received at al-Yamamah palace President Rustam Minnikhanov of the Republic of Tatarstan, currently on a visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

During the reception, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques welcomed the President and his accompanying delegation in the kingdom.

On his part, Minnikhanov expressed his pleasure to visit the kingdom and meet with the King.

During the meeting, the two reviewed a number of issues of common interest, and the prospects for bilateral cooperation in various fields.

The audience and talks were 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 Advisory to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Minister of the National Guard; Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Interior Minister; Minister of State and Cabinet’s Member Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz al-Assaf; Minister of State, Cabinet’s Member and Chief of Royal Court Khalid bin Abdurrahman al-Issa; Minister of Commerce and Investment Majid bin Abdullah al-Qassabi; Minister of Culture and Information Adel bin Zaid al-Toraifi; Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed al-Jubeir; Minister of Finance Mohammed bin Abdullah al-Jadaan and a number of Tataristan and Saudi officials.

Minnikhanov arrived on Monday on an official visit to the Kingdom. He was received at King Khalid International Airport by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region, Minister al-Qassabi, and the Russian Ambassador to the Kingdom Oleg B. Ozerov.

Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz held a banquet in honor of the President.

The dinner was attended by a number of princes, some scholars and the Russian Ambassador to the Kingdom Oleg B. Ozerov.

Minnikhanov received at his residence the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Member States, Abdullatif bin Rashid al-Zayani. During the meeting, they reviewed relations of cooperation between the two sides. They also discussed the latest political and security developments in the region.

The President also met with Chief Executive Officer of Saudi International Company for Supply and Electronics Co., Ltd. (SALK), Engineer Abdullah Ali al-Debikhee.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations in the agricultural and economic fields, and ways of enhancing them.

The president of Tatarstan left Riyadh heading for Jeddah where he was seen off by Qassabi and a number of officials.

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