His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan, accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, met in Riyadh on Monday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who is also Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Saudi Arabia, and checked on his health after a recent successful surgery, wishing him continued good health and well-being.
During the meeting, they discussed fraternal relations between the two countries, aspects of mutual cooperation, in various fields and promising opportunities to continue developing them, to best to serve the common interests of the two brotherly countries and peoples.
A number of other Arab and regional issues and efforts exerted, in their regard, were also discussed.
The meeting was attended by Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of State and Member of the Cabinet Khalid Al-Issa.
On the Jordanian side, it was attended by the Jordanian Crown Prince Al-Hussein bin Abdullah II, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Meanwhile, the Saudi Ambassador to Jordan, Nayef bin Bandar Al-Sudairi, described as “of personal and fraternal nature beyond official protocols” His Majesty King Abdullah’s visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and his meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Commenting on the nature of the fraternal visit, Al-Sudairi said: “Given the nature of the relationship between the leaderships of the two countries and the connotations that the relations bear, embodied by the advanced and exemplary level of Saudi-Jordanian coordination and harmony, with regard to key challenges facing the region, as well as the priorities of joint Arab action for the current stage.”
The Saudi Ambassador said that the fraternal visit of King Abdullah gains special importance in light of the regional and international conditions that the region is going through, which calls for permanent consultation and coordination between the two countries, and the nature of the close and solid historical fraternal ties that bring together the leaders of the two kingdoms and the two brotherly peoples, Petra news agency reported.
Ambassador Al-Sudairi indicated that the visit, in terms of its agenda, aims to raise the level of cooperation between the two countries, in line with the essence of the deep and authentic ties between them, and in a way that achieves the interests, aspirations and expectations of the two brotherly peoples in Saudi Arabia and Jordan.
He added that the deep and strong ties between the two countries are unique and have a special nature, characterized by the constant unity of positions.
He noted that these relations are strong and solid throughout history, based on what unites the leadership and the peoples of the two kingdoms of common principles and visions that are united and strengthened by the bonds of brotherhood and love that extend to the roots of history and based on a solid foundation of fraternal relationships.
The Saudi Ambassador affirmed that these ties are getting stronger over the days and contributing to building an integrated and exemplary model of the distinguished relations between the two countries and crystallization of promising and wider horizons in all fields.