Advisor Qattan Meets with ECOWAS President
Abuja-- Advisor at the Royal Court Ahmed Qattan met in Abuja today with President of the Economic Community of West African States Commission (ECOWAS) Jean-Claude Kassi Brou.
The president praised the pivotal role of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in boosting development and its several contributions to development projects and offering humanitarian aid to Africa.
During the meeting, talks reviewed the commercial, industrial and investment relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the commission and means to further enhance them, in addition to going over the importance of enhancing cooperation between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the commission in various fields and taking them to wider scopes.
Later on, Qattan met with members of the commission and spoke about the Saudi-African relations and means to develop them at all levels, stressing the keenness of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s leadership to further enhance ties with African countries in various domains that serve joint interests.
He also went over the two summits that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is scheduled to host this year: the first Saudi-African summit and the fifth Arab-African summit in Riyadh, stressing that the Saudi-African summit, which will be held for the first time represent the keenness of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s government to enhance partnership with African countries.
Advisor Qattan also referred to the Expo 2030 that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia aspires to host in Riyadh, commending the announced support that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia received from African counties.
For his part, ECOWAS president said that Advisor Qattan’s remarks highlight the distinguished relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and ECOWAS member states, voicing the commission’s welcome of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s efforts in the African continent and praising the huge efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in combating terrorism and securing water passages that protect the world trade movement.
Source: Saudi Press Agency