Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz received on Thursday the President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa.
The President was also received by Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor to Saudi King and Governor of Makkah Region; and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense.
An official welcome ceremony, with the two national anthems performed, was held to honor the President of South Africa.
The Saudi monarch then escorted his guest to the main gallery at the Royal Court where the President shook hands with other princes, ministers and senior government officials who welcomed him.
This was followed by a luncheon given by the King in honor of the South African President and his accompanying delegation.
Talks were also held during which they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and prospects of cooperation in various fields. The meeting also reviewed the regional and international files.
The reception and banquet are attended by a number of princes, ministers and senior officials.