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Saudi King Salman, left, shakes hands with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during their meeting at the presidential palace in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, on Wednesday. (Reuters Photo)

Jeddah – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz sent a message to President of Indonesia Joko Widodo, inviting him to attend the Arab-Islamic-US Summit to be hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The message was delivered by the Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Awad al-Awad during a meeting with the Indonesian President on Friday.

The Saudi minister conveyed appreciation of King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, deputy premier and minister of interior, and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the second deputy prime minister and minister of defense, to the Indonesian president. The message also expressed the Saudi officials’ keenness to develop Indonesian-Saudi ties in diverse fields to achieve common interests of both nations.

Widodo also expressed gratitude for King Salman’s invitation to attend the summit, hoping that it contributes in serving the Islamic and Arab nations’ matters, presenting the correct image of Islam and reinforcing international security and safety.

Saudi Arabia’s Arab Gulf Affairs Minister Thamer al-Sabhan also invited on Friday at the presidential palace Azerbaijan President to attend the summit.