Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday congratulated Joe Biden on winning the US presidential election, Arab News has reported.
The duo wished him success and further progress and prosperity for the American people, Saudi Press Agency said in a statement.
The king and the crown prince also congratulated Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
King Salman “praised the distinct close historical relations existing between the two friendly countries,” which both sides seek to strengthen and develop in all fields.
Biden, who turns 78 on November 20, is the oldest person ever to be elected to the White House.
Harris, the junior senator from California, is the first woman, first South Asian and African-American person to be elected vice president.