July 24, 2019: The governments of Saudi Arabia and Senegal have signed an agreement to boost cooperation in air transportation services. It was inked by Abdelhadi bin Ahmed Al-Mansouri, head of the Saudi General Authority for civil aviation and Alioune Sarr, Senegalese minister of tourism and air transport.

The agreement includes several regulatory provisions guaranteeing the rights of the two parties, the pluralism of appointments, items related to air safety, aviation security, scheduling of routes agreed upon in the agreement and other items of cooperation in the field of air transport.

The signing which took place at Jeddah discussed issues of common interest and means of boosting cooperation between the two countries.

The agreement has many regulatory provisions guaranteeing, among other things, air safety and aviation security.

This reflects the efforts exerted by the Saudi government to improve and develop the Kingdom's air transportation sector, and its commitments to providing facilities to pilgrims visiting the country.

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