Crown Prince Salman meets with Tunisian Prime Minister

July 7, 2013

Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz held a meeting at his palace in Jeddah today with Tunisian Prime Minister Ali Al-Areedh. Bilateral cooperation and regional developments were discussed.

During a press conference afterwards, Prime Minister Al-Areedh characterized his visit as fruitful. He said that the two sides reviewed security cooperation, recognizing the importance of maintaining stability. Furthermore, they discussed the deepening of economic ties, including the increase in support for Tunisia from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD).

The meeting was attended by Second Deputy Prime Minister Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz; Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz; Vice Foreign Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz; President of the Crown Prince’s Court Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz; and Finance Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Assaf.

Prime Minister Al-Areedh was accompanied on his trip by Tunisian Foreign Minister Othman Al-Jarani; Tunisian Minister of International Development and Cooperation Al-Ameen Al-Doghri; and Governor of the Tunisian Central Bank Al-Shazali Al-Ayari.