Ankara, 23 June 2022 (TDI): For the first time in years, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman traveled to Turkiye. The trip to the country was part of his regional tour that saw him visit Egypt and Jordan.

Thus, this led to the holding of a bilateral meeting between the Saudi Crown Prince and the President of the Republic of Turkiye, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The deputy prime minister accompanied the Saudi Crown Prince to the meeting.

Senior Turkish authorities as well as the delegation that accompanied the Crown Prince also attended the meeting.

A formal welcome ceremony took place for the Saudi Prince. This occurred when His Royal Highness the Crown Prince arrived at the Presidential Complex.

The Turkish President greeted His Royal Highness the Crown Prince at the outset of his visit to his second nation. His Royal Highness also thanked His Excellency for the cordial reception that he and the delegation had received.

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, also sent his congratulations and appreciation to His Excellency. It was sent through His Royal Highness the Crown Prince.

In addition, the Saudi Crown Prince welcomed and thanked the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques on behalf of the Turkish President.

During the meeting, the two nations evaluated their bilateral relationships and areas of collaboration. The two friendly nations also discussed how to advance it in numerous spheres.

Furthermore, Saudi Prince Mohammed and President Erdogan discussed recent regional and global developments, measures made to address them, and a variety of areas of shared interest.

Saudi Crown Prince’s regional tour

Prince Mohammed’s regional visit, which began in Egypt on Monday, June 21, 2022, came to an end during the visit to Turkiye.

In Jordan, the Saudi Crown Prince was honored and met with King Abdullah. It had been more than three years since his last trip outside the Gulf.