Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense of Saudi Arabia met Monday night with the Italian Minister of Defense Roberta Pinotti, currently visiting Riyadh.
During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and means to promote them as well as the latest developments in the Middle East, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
Earlier, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz received at his office in Al-Maazar District in Riyadh Saudi Ambassadors recently designated to a number of sisterly and friendly countries.
They are Ambassador-designate to Sudan Ali bin Hasan Jaafar; Ambassador-designate to Romania Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Aifan; Ambassador-designate to Tunisia Mohammed bin Mahmoud Al-Ali; Ambassador-designate to Portugal Adel bin Abdulrahman Bakhsh; Ambassador-designate to Djibouti Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al-Dawood; Ambassador-designate to Sweden Abdulaziz bin Homood Al-Zaid; Ambassador-designate to Denmark Fahd bin Mayoof Al-Rwaili; Ambassador-designate to Ethiopia Abdullah bin Faleh Al-Arjani; Ambassador-designate to Tanzania Mohammed bin Mansour Al-Malik; Ambassador-designate to Kenya Mohammed bin Abdulghani Khayat; Ambassador-designate to Tajikistan Abdulaziz bin Ahmed Al-Badi; Ambassador-designate to Burkina Faso Dr. Waleed bin Abdulrahman Al-Homoodi; Ambassador-designate to the UN European headquarters in Geneva Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Wasel; Ambassador-designate to Mali, Masood bin Ali Al-Orabi Al-Harthi; and Ambassador-designate to the Union of Myanmar Sahal bin Mustafa Argasos.
The Deputy Crown Prince congratulated them on the royal confidence bestowed on them, noting the importance of continuing the work that would enhance the regional and international role of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, led by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and the provision of all services to citizens outside the country and taking care of them, wishing the ambassadors every success.
Furthermore, Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman held talks last week with New Zealand Minister of Trade Todd McCLay at his office in Riyadh. They discussed a number of issues of mutual concern and those related to the promotion of the bilateral relations in the fields of joint investment and mechanisms of upgrading trade exchange. The Deputy Crown Prince also met with French Ambassador to the Kingdom Bertrand Bzansno.