Eritrean president in Saudi Arabia, holds bilateral talks with King Salman
Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki on Monday (July 23) departed the capital Asmara for Saudi Arabia, information minister Yemane Meskel wrote on Twitter.
The Minister said the president was heading to Saudi on the invitation of King Salman. Both sides will hold consultations on bilateral and regional issues of cooperation & coordination.
Afwerkiâs delegation includes Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and a presidential advisor.
The presid entâs last reported visit to the Middle East was earlier this month when he visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
During his visit, Afwerki held talks with the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed on enhancing existing ties of cooperation between the two countries.
Eritreaâs information minister Yemane Meskel at the time reported that the two leaders agreed to increase investment in different sectors including education, health, physical infrastructure, agriculture and manufacturing among others.Source: Google News Saudi Arabia | Netizen 24 Saudi Arabia