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Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman meets the personal representative of Tunisian president, Minister Lazhar Karoui Chebbi. (SPA)

Jeddah – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz sent messages to Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, Iraqi President Fuad Masum and King Mohammed VI of the Kingdom of Morocco inviting them to attend the Arab, Islamic and US Summit to be hosted by Saudi Arabia.

The message to Essebsi was delivered by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir during an audience at Gartaj palace in Tunis on Monday, stated the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

During the meeting, Jubeir conveyed the greetings of King Salman to the Tunisian president, government and people. In turn, the president sent his greetings to the Custodian, Saudi government and people.

King Salman also sent King Mohammed VI of the Kingdom of Morocco a message which included an invitation to attend the summit. The message was received by Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nasser Bourita during a meeting with Jubeir. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and issues of mutual interest.

Masum’s message was delivered by the Saudi Chargé d’Affaires to Iraq Abdulaziz al-Shammari to Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari during a meeting. The two officials also reviewed bilateral relations and ways of enhancing them.

Essebsi’s message to the King was delivered by the Tunisian president’s representative in the Kingdom, Minister Lazhar Karoui Chebbi, reported SPA. It was delivered during his meeting with King Salman at al-Salam Palace in Jeddah.

The audience was attended by Minister of State Ibrahim bin al-Assaf, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Nizar bin Obaid Madani and Tunisian Ambassador to the Kingdom Lotfi Ben Gaied.

In other news, under the auspices of the Custodian of Two Holy Mosques, King Abdulaziz University (KAU) announced its annual exhibition “Prince Nayif’s Values Exhibition”.

This exhibition is held annually in order to commemorate the late Prince Nayif’s pioneering role and the great contributions he made to Islam, Saudi Arabia and the Arab world.