PARAMARIBO: Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir met Suriname Foreign Minister Albert R. Ramdin in the capital Paramaribo on Sunday.

Al-Jubeir, who is also the Kingdom’s climate envoy, met Ramdin on the sidelines of the Caribbean Community leaders’ meeting. Known as CARICOM, the intergovernmental organization is made up of 15 member states throughout the Caribbean.

During the meeting, both parties discussed regional and international issues of common interest and ways to strengthen bilateral relations.

The Saudi minister’s visit to the South American country came at the invitation of Ramdin to attend the CARICOM meeting.

Upon his arrival, Al-Jubeir was received by Suriname Defense Minister Krishna Mathoera and Minister of Economic Affairs, Entrepreneurship and Technological Innovation Kildesangha Reshma.