President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan paid an official visit to Saudi Arabia on April 28-29 at the invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.
“Our visit to Saudi Arabia reflects the two countries' joint will to start a new era of cooperation as the two brotherly countries that enjoy historical, cultural and humanitarian ties," said President Erdoğan during his address before leaving and added, “Saudi Arabia holds a special place for Türkiye in terms of trade and investments and we will be making efforts in order to start a new era of enhanced relations between the two countries in all respects including politics, military, economy and culture."
During the visit, the possibilities of expanding cooperation in a large variety of fields, including healthcare, energy, food security, agricultural technologies, defense industry and finance were discussed.
King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia welcomed President Erdoğan with an official ceremony at the Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah and hosted an official dinner in honor of the President.
President Erdoğan also met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia during his visit.