Trinidad and Tobago and Saudi Arabia seek to strengthen bilateral relations

22 July 2019

On 11th July, 2019 Senator the Honourable Dennis Moses, Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs welcomed His Excellency Saad bin Abdullah Al-Saad, newly appointed non-resident Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, during a Courtesy Call at the Ministry’s headquarters. The Courtesy Call on Minister Moses preceded Ambassador Al-Saad’s presentation of his Letters of Credence to Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

During the meeting, discussions focussed on developing the bilateral relationship between the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Commenting on this, Minister Moses expressed Trinidad and Tobago’s wish for increased collaboration with Saudi Arabia, and highlighted this country’s interest in advancing cooperation between both countries in a number of potential areas including in the multilateral arena and the fields of national security, energy and economic relations.

In this regard, Ambassador Al-Saad gave the commitment that he would work assiduously toward the development of the relationship between Trinidad and Tobago and Saudi Arabia and reiterated his desire for greater bilateral cooperation in the areas discussed.

The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia established diplomatic relations on 5th July, 1974. Download full article.

Senator the Honourable Dennis Moses, Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs and His Excellency Saad bin Abdullah Al-Saad