(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency)
Riyadh, Jumada I 18, 1439, Feb 4, 2018, SPA -- Sheikh Saleh bin Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh, Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance, received here today the President of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Dr. Ali Erbas and the accompanying delegation.
At the outset of the meeting, Al Al-Sheikh delivered a speech in which he welcomed the Turkish official, lauding distinct relations binding the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of Turkey in all fields. He affirmed that communication and bridge-building always come in the interest of the bilateral relations.
Sheikh Saleh added that the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance continues its cooperation and coordination with the Turkish Presidency of Religious Affairs.
For his part, the President of Turkish Religious Affairs thanked Al Al-Sheikh for warm hospitality, stressing that there are joint consultations, plans and programs between the two sides.
He confirmed that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of Turkey are two important Islamic countries.
During the meeting, they discussed ways of enhancing cooperation between the two countries in various fields of the Islamic action. They also discussed issues of common interest.
The meeting was attended by a number of officials.
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