Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti lauded the Saudi Arabian initiative associated to internet hosting the Saudi-African Summit.
This initiative underscores the Kingdom’s pivotal position in solidifying the precept of collective motion towards constructing a greater future for the area and the world. It displays the Kingdom’s outstanding regional and worldwide stature, political affect, and vital financial impression, positioning it as a number one nation to find options and revolutionary initiatives.
President Guelleh emphasised that this initiative marks the start of a brand new section within the historic relationship between Saudi Arabia and the African continent. He highlighted that, akin to different components of the continent, the Kingdom performs a central position in propelling growth within the Horn of Africa and the Pink Sea basin.
Moreover, he famous that the precious contributions of the Kingdom transcend offering monetary help and implementing impactful investments that contact numerous elements of life. This contains political, safety, and regional integration elements. Amongst its commendable initiatives on this context is the institution of the Arab and African States overlooking the Pink Sea and the Gulf of Aden. This initiative kinds a novel framework for cooperation, coordination, and integration among the many international locations bordering the Pink Sea and the Gulf of Aden.
President Guelleh affirmed his nation’s deep appreciation for the Kingdom’s help for its nationwide points and the alignment with its developmental tasks.
Concurrently, he expressed Djibouti’s agency dedication to enhancing financial and funding partnerships between the Kingdom and African international locations. Djibouti, appearing as an important gateway for the continent, goals to contribute to the strengthening of those ties based mostly on its distinctive assets and capabilities. This contains superior infrastructure and the biggest free financial zone in Africa, providing essential amenities for businessmen and financial actors of various backgrounds, promising vital alternatives to spice up regional and worldwide financial cooperation.
Concluding his assertion, President Guelleh addressed the dire scenario in Gaza, emphasizing the urgency of fast response and a robust collective effort to help the residents who’re struggling beneath the cruel circumstances imposed by the Israeli occupation.