Jeddah: His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister, received German Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah today.
At the outset of the reception, HRH Crown Prince welcomed the German Chancellor on his visit to the Kingdom, while the Chancellor expressed his happiness to visit the Kingdom and meet with HRH Crown Prince.
HRH Crown Prince conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to the Chancellor who sent his greetings to the King.
During the meeting, they discussed aspects of Saudi-German relations, areas of partnership between the two countries, prospects for bilateral cooperation and opportunities for their development in accordance with the Kingdom's Vision 2030.
They also reviewed the latest developments at the regional and international levels and efforts to achieve international stability and peace, and exchanged views on a number of issues of common concern.
HRH Crown Prince and the German Chancellor met businessmen from the Saudi and German sides.
HRH Crown Prince also held a working luncheon for the German Chancellor.
The reception was attended by Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Energy, Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State and Cabinet's Member, Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior, Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Minister of National Guard, Minister of State, Cabinet's Member, National Security Advisor Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, Minister of Commerce and Acting Minister of Media Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, Minister of Investment Eng. Khalid Al-Falih, and Minister of Finance Mohammed Al-Jadaan (the accompanying minister).
On the German side, the reception was attended by the delegation accompanying the Chancellor.