HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), received at his office in Riyadh His Excellency Mr. Wusu B. Munu, Ambassador of Sierra Leone to Saudi Arabia who was accompanied by Mr. Umaru S. Dura, Minister Counselor. The meeting was also attended by Dr. Nahla Nasser Alanbar, Private Executive Assistant to HRH the Chairman.
The meeting began as Mr. Munu thanked Prince Alwaleed for giving him the opportunity to meet with him and extended an invitation from HE Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, President of Sierra Leone to the Prince to visit the country. Mr. Munu said that HRH’s visit to Sierra Leone would further strengthen the economic relationship between Saudi Arabia and Sierra Leone.
Moreover, the two discussed Sierra Leone’s need to develop its tourism sector and the possibilities for Kingdom Holding to invest in the hotel industry there. Also during the meeting Mr. Munu presented a letter from HE Mr. Musa Tarwally, Sierra Leone’s Minister of Lands, Country and Planning. The Ambassador expressed that Sierra Leone is keen on attracting the Prince to invest in the country.
In conclusion to the meeting, the Prince asked the Ambassador to relay his cordial regards and respect to the President and Minister of Lands, Country and Planning and promised to visit Sierra Leone in the near future.
In 2003, Prince Alwaleed visited Sierra Leone and met with the former President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah.