The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz on Sunday received the chairman of the Sudanese sovereignty council General Lt. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan and Prime Minister Dr. Abdullah Hamdouk in their first joint foreign visit since the formation of the transitional authority structures in Sudan last August.

According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), King Salman held a formal talks with Al Burhan and Hamdouk. At the outset of the talks, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques wished the brotherly Republic of Sudan continued stability and prosperity.

For his part, Al-Burhan expressed his country's pride in the Kingdom's stances with Sudan and its keenness on its security and stability.

Later, they reviewed the brotherly relations between the two countries and the two peoples, and ways of enhancing and developing bilateral cooperation in various fields.

Al-Burhan and Hamdouk left Sudan this morning for Saudi Arabia as part of a Gulf tour that will also include the UAE.