Media in Saudi Arabia indicates that Zimbabwe and the Persian Gulf State have signed a new diplomatic agreement though local media has remained quiet on the issue.
Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations Ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi and his Zimbabwean counterpart, Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava, signed the agreement on Friday to establish diplomatic relations between the two countries.
The two ambassadors reportedly said, “The signing of the agreement is motivated by the keenness of the two countries’ governments to strengthen relations and expand the horizons of cooperation between them.”
The statement said the agreement was also signed in support of security and peace in the world, based on the provisions of the Agreement on Diplomatic Relations and Immunities signed in Vienna on April 18, 1961.
The two ambassadors also reaffirmed that the agreement aims to “consolidate fruitful cooperation and establish the best bilateral relations and friendly ties in various fields.