Turkey parliament speaker hails Saudi Arabia on national day

The speaker of Turkish parliament today congratulated Saudi Arabia on the 91st anniversary of the unification of Saudi kingdom.
In his letter to Abdullah Mohamed Ibrahim Al-Sheikh, the speaker of Saudi Arabia's Majlis Ash-Shura, or the consultative council, Mustafa Sentop said: "It is my sincere wish to improve our inter-parliamentary relations with Saudi Arabia, with which we have common historical and cultural ties."

"With these thoughts in mind, I convey my best wishes to the people of Saudi Arabia, peace of mind, well-being and success to you and the esteemed members of the Saudi Arabian Shura Council," he added.

Saudi Arabia celebrates its national day, known in Arabic as Al-Yaom-ul-Watany, which commemorates the renaming of Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on this day in 1932.