Prince Nayef receives Crown Prince of Bahrain

March 3, 2011

Second Deputy Prime Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz met with visiting Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa in Riyadh yesterday evening. Prince Nayef welcomed Prince Salman and his delegation and lauded the close ties binding the two kingdoms together. He noted the ongoing cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in a wide range of fields. For his part, Prince Salman expressed his gratitude for the warm welcome and praised bilateral relations.

The meeting was attended by Deputy Minister of the Interior Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz; Assistant Minister of Interior for Security Affairs Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz; Minister of Finance Dr. Ibrahim Al-Assaf; Minster of Commerce and Industry Abdullah bin Ahmed Zenal; Minister of State Dr. Musaed Al-Aiban; and Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior Dr. Ahmed Al-Salem.

The Bahraini delegation included Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa; Minister of Finance Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa; Chief Executive of the Economic Development Council Sheikh Mohammed bin Isa Al-Khalifa; and a number of other high-ranking civil and military officials.

After the meeting, Prince Nayef hosted a dinner party in honor of Prince Salman and his accompanying delegation.