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Crown prince arrives in Makkah for remainder of Ramadan, receives Somali president and Bahraini counterpart

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Makkah on Saturday from Jeddah where he will spend the rest of Ramadan, Saudi Press Agency reported.

Prince Turki bin Mohammed, Minister of State and Member of the Council of Ministers, foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan, sports minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz and Prince Abdullah bin Bandar, Minister of the Guard, arrived with the crown prince, SPA added.

Also on Saturday, Prince Mohammed received President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia and his Bahraini counterpart Sheikh Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa after they arrived in the Kingdom.

During talks with Prince Salman, Prince Mohammed warmly welcomed his counterpart to the Kingdom, extending his best wishes for a pleasant stay to him and his delegation.

In response, the Bahraini crown prince expressed his delight at visiting the Kingdom and conveyed his gratitude for the generous hospitality and warm reception accorded to him and his accompanying delegation.

The discussions focused on their longstanding bilateral relations, opportunities for cooperation across various domains, and several topics of common interest.

In a separate meeting, the Saudi crown prince also welcomed President Mohamud to the Kingdom, while the president expressed his happiness at visiting the country, and his appreciation for the generous hospitality and warm reception he and his delegation received.

The two sides reviewed relations, areas of cooperation and means to boost them, in addition to discussing several issues of mutual concern, SPA reported.