Saudi Arabia and Spain signed six agreements, memorandums and bilateral deals, on Thursday, in the fields of defense, air transport and education.
The agreements also focus on cultural, technological projects and other fields of development between the Kingdom and Spain.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy Berri and a number of Spanish officials.
سمو #ولي_العهد يلتقي رئيس الوزراء الاسباني ويستعرضان العلاقات السعودية الأسبانية، والشراكة الثنائية في مختلف المجالات، وفرص تطويرها.#ولي_العهد_في_إسبانيا#CrownPrinceinSpain #MohamedbinSalmanenEspaña#واس pic.twitter.com/MEmH1im7m3— واس (@spagov) April 12, 2018
During the meeting, they reviewed the Saudi-Spanish relations, the bilateral partnership in various fields as well as the opportunities for their development.
التوقيع على 6 اتفاقيات ومذكرات وبرامج ثنائية في المجال الدفاعي والنقل الجوي والجانب التعليمي والثقافي والتقني والتنموي بين المملكة واسبانيا #ولي_العهد_في_إسبانيا#CrownPrinceinSpain #MohamedbinSalmanenEspaña#واس pic.twitter.com/BMhl9ev5yE— واس (@spagov) April 12, 2018
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signed with Spanish Defense Minister María Dolores Cospedal García, the executive summary to facilitate the necessary procedures for signing a contract to supply ships from the Spanish company Navantia to strengthen cooperation in the field of defense.
The Saudi Crown Prince was also present at the signing of an agreement on air transport signed by Saudi Minister of Trade and Investment Dr. Majid Al-Qasabi and the Spanish Minister of Transport, Íñigo de la Serna.
An executive program for cultural cooperation was signed by the Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Awwad Al-Awwad and the Spanish Minister of Education, Culture and Sports, Inigo Mendez de Vigo.
A memorandum of understanding was also signed in the field of labor and social development by the Saudi Minister of Trade and Investment Dr. Majid Al-Qasabi and the Spanish Minister of Employment and Social Security Fátima Bañez.
A memorandum of understanding for scientific and technical cooperation was signed by the Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Eng. Khaled Al-Falih and the Spanish Minister of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, Román Olivares .
Another agreement was signed between the Saudi Military Industries Company and Navantia. The agreement was signed by the Saudi Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Military Industries Company Ahmed Al-Khatib and the Spanish CEO of Navantia, Esteban Garcia.