RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent a cable of thanks to the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, on Sunday after attending the World Cup opening ceremony.
“As I leave your country, I am pleased to express my deep thanks and appreciation for the warm reception and hospitality that I and my accompanying delegation received. I congratulate you on the successful opening of the FIFA World Cup,” the crown prince wrote.
Prince Mohammed wished the emir good health and happiness, and the Qatari people further progress and prosperity.
Earlier on Sunday, the crown prince directed all Saudi ministries and government agencies “to provide any additional support or facilities required by Qatar” to host the World Cup.