Saudi envoy meets Solomon Islands PM
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 19 February 2020
“PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare recently received a courtesy visit from the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the Solomon Islands His Excellency Mesaad Ibrahim Al-Sulaim at the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
“H.E Al-Sulaim used the opportunity to reaffirm Saudi Arabia’s commitment to assist the Solomon Islands in its development aspirations, a statement from the Prime Minister Press Secretariat said.
“The Ambassador stated that Saudi Arabia is committed to strengthening the relationship between both countries.
“Acknowledging climate change impacts as a strong concern for the Solomon Islands and other small island countries, the Prime Minister reiterated the urgent need to continue the fight against NCDs in the country.
“The fight against the impacts of climate change is so close to our hearts and while we have a great concern with its impacts in our country and to our pacific neighbours, we are also concerned with the high number of deaths caused by NCDs,” he stated.”
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