Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has met Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz at the presidential palace in Nouakchott where they held a bilateral meeting.
The Saudi Crown Prince conveyed the greetings of the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to the Mauritanian President, which was then reciprocated.
The plenary session was held in the presence of the delegations of the two countries, where the bilateral relations between the two countries were reviewed and opportunities for cooperation between them were developed, in addition to developments in the region.
Then, in the presence of the Saudi Crown Prince and the Mauritanian president, Saudi Minister of Media Dr. Awwad Al-Awwad announced that Saudi Arabia plans on establish a 300-bed King Salman Hospital in Nouakchott.
The hospital includes emergency departments, ambulances, outpatient clinics, surgeries, oncology center, cardiology center, dialysis department, obstetrics and gynecology department, pediatric department, laparoscopy department, laboratory section, intensive care department, diagnostic radiology department, central pharmacy, central sterilization and hypnosis suites.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has also issued a directive to renovate the King Faisal Mosque.
The Saudi Crown Prince and the Mauritanian President also witnessed the signing ceremony of three agreements and memorandums of understanding between the two countries.
The first agreement concerned the avoidance of double taxation. The second was a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of water and sanitation, while the third was in the field of wildlife.