Deputy Foreign Minister Waleed Elkhereiji holds meetings with British officials
Saudi Deputy Foreign Minister, Waleed Elkhereiji, engaged in a series of significant meetings with British officials on Monday. Among the notable encounters was Elkhereiji’s discussion with Lord Tariq Ahmad, the United Kingdom’s Minister of State for the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, and the United Nations. The primary focus of their conversation was to assess and strengthen the existing cooperative ties between Saudi Arabia and the UK across various domains.
In another crucial meeting, Elkhereiji engaged with Andrew Mitchell, the British Minister of State for Development and Africa, to explore avenues for advancing the Saudi-British bilateral relations in diverse fields. Emphasis was placed on economic and developmental cooperation, with an aim to align these efforts with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2023. The objective was to foster sustainable development that aligns with the shared goals of both nations.
Furthermore, Elkhereiji held discussions with Sarah MacIntosh, the Deputy National Security Adviser for International Affairs of the UK. This meeting delved into the cooperation relations between the two kingdoms, along with a comprehensive analysis of regional and international developments of mutual interest. The participants also highlighted the ongoing joint efforts dedicated to addressing these matters.
Throughout these meetings, the Saudi Ambassador to the UK, Prince Khalid Bin Bandar, and Prince Saad Bin Mansour Bin Saad, the Foreign Ministry’s Director General of the General Administration for European Countries, were present, underscoring the significance of these diplomatic interactions.