Riyadh, SPA :
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at Al-Yamamah Palace here yesterday the credentials of the ambassadors of a number of Islamic, Arab and friendly countries, as their countries' ambassadors accredited to the Kingdom.
They are the Ambassadors of Republic of Kenya; Republic of Angola (non-resident); Republic of Chile (non-resident); Malaysia; Republic of Ecuador (non-resident); Federal Republic of Somalia; Republic of Liberia; Republic of Peru; Republic of Iraq; Republic of Romania; Canada; Republic of Greece; United Republic of Tanzania; Arab Republic of Egypt; Republic of Maldives; Socialist Republic of Vietnam; Turkmenistan; Republic of Sri Lanka; Republic of Korea; Republic of Cyprus; and Republic of Burundi.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques welcomed the ambassadors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, asking them to convey his greetings and appreciation to the leaders of their countries, stressing the Kingdom's pride in friendship, continuing relations and their development with their countries, and wishing them a pleasant stay in the Kingdom.
For their part, the ambassadors conveyed to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques the greetings of their countries' leaders, expressing their thanks to the King for receiving them and warm welcome and generous hospitality accorded to them.
They stressed their keenness to strengthen relations between their countries and the Kingdom, commending the Kingdom's enjoyment of regional and international status, weight and respect.
The ceremony of handing over the credentials was attended by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior; Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Adel bin Zaid Altoraifi; Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir; Minister of State, Cabinet's Member and Chief of Royal Court Khalid bin Abdulrahman Al-Essa; and a number of officials.