Qatar Thanks Saudi Arabia For Evacuating Qatari Citizens From Sudan
Qatar has evacuated its citizens from Sudan as intense fighting enters its second week.
All Qatari citizens who were in Khartoum during the past days were evacuated to Port Sudan and then to Jeddah
On April 23, H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, the country’s prime minister and foreign minister, spoke on the phone with H.H. Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saud, the foreign minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The call came after the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Saturday that 91 of its citizens had been rescued as well as nationals from other countries including Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Tunisia, Pakistan, India, Bulgaria, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Canada, and Burkina Faso.
The most recent events in Sudan were discussed on the call.
H.E. the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs thanked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for helping to transport Qatari residents from the port city of Port Sudan to the city of Jeddah during the call.