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Alwaleed, Senegalese envoy discuss investments

May 13, 2014

Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia



May 13--RIYADH -- Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), received at his office, Baba Othman Si, ambassador of the Republic of Senegal to Saudi Arabia.

Kacy Grine, adviser to the president of Senegal, accompanied the envoy.

The meeting was also attended by Heba Fatani, senior executive manager, corporate communications department, Nahla Nasser Alanbar, private executive assistant to the chairman and Fahad bin Saad Bin Nafel, executive assistant to the chairman.

The meeting began as the ambassador thanked Prince Alwaleed for giving him the opportunity to meet with him as it is the first meeting for the envoy with Prince Alwaleed since he took up post as ambassador of Senegal to Saudi Arabia.

During the meeting, the two discussed economic and investment issues. The ambassador commended Prince Alwaleed on his local, regional and international investments.

In 2013, Prince Alwaleed received Youssou N'Dour, minister of tourism and culture of the Republic of Senegal, and an accompanying delegation.

In the same year, Prince Alwaleed visited the Senegal and met with Macky Sall, president of Senegal, at the presidential palace.

The two discussed investment, economic and general issues related to their respective countries.

Senegalese Ministers, KHC executives and Prince Alwaleed's private office delegation attended the talks.

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Source: Arab News (Saudi Arabia)