Riyadh Deputy Governor Welcomes Djibouti Ambassador For Talks
Saudi arabia–Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz, the deputy governor of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’s capital, welcomed Djibouti’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Dya-Eddine Said Bamakhrama, to discuss areas of mutual interest.
The two leaders reportedly discussed various matters, including the situation of Djiboutian nationals residing in the Riyadh region in the Kingdom. The envoy said, “We had cordial conversations and exchanged ideas on many topics of common interest.”
The envoy also thanked Prince Mohammed, Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, the governor of the Riyadh region, and Prince Faisal bin Abdulaziz bin Ayyaf, the mayor of Riyadh. He also appreciated Riyadh’s cooperation with diplomats and embassies accredited to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in various programs.
The envoy also congratulated Prince Mohammed on the great achievements made by Riyadh and Saudi Arabia in recent years. He also praised the NEOM Smart City project after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) on Monday announced plans for The Line development. He reportedly said, “The Line, a smart city project, is beyond imagination in NEOM, Saudi Arabia.”
NEOM is a city being built in Tabuk Province in northwestern Saudi Arabia. The project is considered to be one of the largest and most complex construction projects in the world. According to the Saudi Crown Prince, NEOM will be a smart city, adopting all advanced technologies by 2030. The NEOM project will also contribute to global success while achieving Saudi Vision 2030. The current project of NEOM is in line with Saudi Vision 2030. With this project, Saudi Arabia wants to attract foreign investment and diversify Saudi Arabia’s oil-dependent economy.
Recently, Saudi Arabia and the United States agreed to strengthen cooperation in tech, including the fields of 5G networks, cybersecurity, and space exploration. The US President also met with top Saudi officials to review the country’s defensive needs.