CEMAC Supports KSA’s Bid to Host Expo 2030, Welcomes Holding Saudi-African, Arab-African Summits in Riyadh
Malabo-- The President of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC), Prof. Daniel Ona Ondo, received today at the organization's headquarters in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, the Advisor at the Royal Court, Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Qattan, in the presence of the CEMAC's members.
During his meeting with members of the organization, Qattan spoke about the Saudi-African relations and ways to develop and strengthen them in various fields, stressing the keenness of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabian's leadership to consolidate relations with it to serve the common interests.
The Advisor at the Royal Court also touched on the two summits that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will 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, stems from the Kingdom’s keenness to strengthen partnership with the countries of Africa.
Qattan referred to the Expo 2030 exhibition, which the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia aspires to host in 2030 in Riyadh, noting the declared support received from African countries.
For his part, President Ondo expressed the organization’s welcome to the visit of Qattan, explaining that it is a high-level historical visit as the first Saudi official to visit it, noting that what Qattan expressed translates the distinguished relations between the Kingdom and CEMAC, noting the organization’s welcome to the efforts undertaken by the Kingdom in Africa.
Following the meeting, the organization issued a statement confirming its welcome to hold the two summits.
The statement commended the Kingdom's unremitting efforts through which it seeks to consolidate its relations with African countries, and affirmed its full support for Saudi Arabia's bid to host Expo 2030, in Riyadh.
For his part, Qattan expressed his thanks and appreciation of the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for this support, which stems from the distinguished relations between the Kingdom and the members of the organization.
Source: Saudi Press Agency