President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by President of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation, Saudi Arabia`s Minister of Youth and Sports, President of Saudi Arabia`s Olympic Committee, Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud said he had eye-witnessed big development processes in Azerbaijan, and noted that the state-of-the-art sports infrastructure was established in the country. He congratulated the head of state over gained achievements, and noted with pleasure that Azerbaijan was ready to host the Islamic Solidarity Games.
The head of state recalled with pleasure his visit to Saudi Arabia and his meeting with King of Saudi Arabia Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and thanked the King of Saudi Arabia for the excellent condition created in the holy Kaaba to pray with his family members.
President Ilham Aliyev said he visited Mecca, Medina and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Jeddah, and noted the importance of the visit in terms of the further strengthening of cooperation between the two countries and solidarity among the Muslim world.
Touching upon the visit of Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Azerbaijan, the head of state stressed the role of the visit in expanding cooperation between the two countries in the field of sports.
President Ilham Aliyev also said the visit would create good opportunities to discuss the issues related to the preparation for the Islamic Solidarity Games.