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Saudi King Salman meets Gambia’s foreign minister in Riyadh

King Salman bin Abdulaziz meets the Gambian foreign minister in Jeddah. (SPA)

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received on Wednesday a message from the President of Gambia, Adama Barrow, reported the Saudi Press Agency.

The message was conveyed to the King during his meeting with Gambian Foreign Minister and the president’s special envoy President Mamadou Tangara and his accompanying delegation at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah.

The audience was attended by Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior; Minister of State, Cabinet’s Member, and Chief of the Royal Court Khalid bin Abdulrahman Al-Isa, Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir and Minister of State for African Affairs Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Qattan.

The content of the discussion between Tangara and King Salman were not revealed.

However, Gambia is seeking support from rich Muslim countries for the hosting of the summit of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.

Gambia will be the second country to host the summit in Africa after Senegal. The summit is expected in November next year and the country will host close to 2000 delegates, according to organisers.

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