The Special Envoy from the King of Saudi Arabia, Minister of Economy and Planning of Saudi Arabia, H.E. Faisal bin Fadhil Alibrahim, paid a courtesy call on H.E. President Dr Mohamed Muizzu on Saturday morning at the President’s Office.

During the courtesy call, President Dr Mohamed Muizzu thanked the Minister for participating in the Presidential Inauguration yesterday. He conveyed his best wishes to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and his keenness to enhance the cooperation between the two nations.

Minister H.E. Faisal bin Fadhil Alibrahim congratulated President Dr Muizzu on his assumption of office.

Highlighting that Saudi Arabia is a vital development partner of the Maldives, the President stated that he values the two countries' brotherly relations and that this government is firmly dedicated to expanding the two countries' ties.

President Dr Muizzu and Saudi Arabia's Minister of Economy and Planning had extensive discussions regarding strengthening development cooperation such as trade, investment, and economic corporations. The President also stated that the Maldives would continue to assist efforts to battle global terrorism and expressed appreciation for Saudi Arabia's efforts to bring peace to the Middle East, particularly in Palestine.