the two sides also probed identical views between the two countries about a number of regional and international issues.
The Saudi authorities have allowed only 10,000 people to perform the rites of Hajj this year due to the novel virus, and have kept all facilities sterilized, although Saudi Arabia had earned billions of dollars every year from Hajj.
The pilgrims of the Sacred House (Holly Kaaba) began early Thursday morning, to arrive at Mount Arafat to perform the greatest pillar of Hajj.
Egypt praised efforts exerted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its keenness to implement the Riyadh Agreement, according to a Wednesday statement issued by Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan arrived in Cairo on Monday on a day-long visit to Egypt for talks on threats facing the two countries' security and stability. His Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry welcomed the Saudi guest at the Cairo International Airport.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that Egypt seeks implementing a ceasefire in Libya, explaining that Cairo seeks to stabilize the situation and to stop the military escalation.
The Yemeni Prime Minister affirmed that his country stands fully with Egypt in its endeavor to find a just solution to the Renaissance dam file.
Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Competition (GAC) said on Tuesday it had permanently canceled the license of Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports, which has been barred from broadcasting in the kingdom since mid-2017 due to a dispute with Qatar.
The attacks were launched by the Houthis in Yemen “to deliberately target civilians in the kingdom”, SPA quoted Turki Al-Malki, the spokesman of the coalition in Yemen as saying.
The invitation, which was delivered by the Egyptian ambassador, asks for Saeed’s visit to discuss the ways of enhancing the bilateral relations.
Mashat said that the grant contributed to creating about 12,000 job opportunities.
Rania al-Mashat said that three projects of the Egyptian Agricultural Bank and two projects in the field of health care, and value chain support were approved for funding.
Saudi Arabia was keen to enable Muslims to perform the rites of pilgrimage, despite the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Cairo International Airport received on Tuesday six exceptional flights repatriating around 857 Egyptian expats from Saudi Arabia, Kenya, and Yemen.
This decision has been taken to ensure safety for the pilgrims by taking all preventive measures and applying social distancing.
Saudi Arabia on Saturday affirmed its support to Egypt in “its right to defend its borders and people against acts of extremism and terrorist militias and their supporters” in Libya.
They are being repatriated to their homeland.
A huge ritual platform and Egyptian artifacts were discovered in northern Saudi Arabia.
Mashat added in a statement that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s grant in Egypt contributed to achieving the goals of sustainable development and creating new job opportunities.
The kingdom had automatically extended the tourism visas for three months for free to all tourists inside Saudi Arabia.