| 20 April 2024, Saturday |

Niger, Mauritania Support Saudi Bid to Host Expo 2030

Niger President Mohamed Bazoum held talks with Advisor at Saudi Royal Court Ahmed Qattan and his accompanying delegation at the presidential palace in Niamey on Tuesday.

Qattan conveyed the greetings of Custodian to the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdelaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

During the meeting, Bazoum stressed his country’s support for the Kingdom on various issues aimed at achieving security and stability in Africa, as well as its bid to host Expo 2030 in Riyadh.

They also discussed bilateral ties and means of enhancing them in various fields.

Meanwhile, Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh Ghazouani expressed his country’s support for the Kingdom’s request to host Expo 2030.

Ghazouani, who met with Qattan, hailed Saudi Arabia’s supportive stances to Mauritania. They discussed brotherly bilateral ties and ways to bolster them in all fields.

Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and Chadian Expatriates Omar bin Daoud expressed Chad’s support to the Kingdom’s request to host Expo 2030.

Qattan also held talks with head of Chad’s Transitional Military Council Mahamat Idriss Deby.

  • Asharq Al-Awsat