Saudi Arabia moves up five spots in 2017 International Corruption Index

Friday, 23 February 2018

The recent launch of Transparency International’s 2017 Corruption Perception Index showed Saudi Arabia has moved up to the 57th ranking among 180 countries that were analyzed in the report.The kingdom held the 62nd spot in 2016, but went up five rankings in 2017 and although this was last year’s index, this comes in light of the country’s clear efforts in fighting against corruption.Saudi Arabia also scored third place among Arab countries, where the average ranking in the ...

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan to strengthen parliamentary relations

Friday, 23 February 2018

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Khan Hasham bin Saddique met with members of Saudi-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship Committee in the Shoura Council led by the committee’s chairman Dr. Abdullah H. al-Harby. The members of the committee warmly welcomed and thanked the ambassador and his team for their first visit to the Shoura Council. During the meeting the members of the council extolled the historical relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. They said there was room as ...

Who was the boy standing beside King Salman at the ‘Ardha’ celebration?

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

The Saudi Ambassador to Washington’s son, Abdulaziz bin Khalid bin Salman, stood beside King Salman on Tuesday at the annual celebration of the Saudi Ardha traditional dance as part of the Janadriyah Festival. Abdulaziz wore the traditional Ardha dress, while carrying a sword and wearing a dagger on his belt. King Salman cheered on the young boy as he performed the dance and chanted words of welcome and blessings. Princes in Saudi Arabia ensure that their sons attend annual traditions ...

King Salman celebrates ‘Saudi Ardha’ traditional dance

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Saudi King Salman attended on Tuesday evening the annual celebration of Saudi Ardha traditional dance as part of the Janadriyah Festival. The festivities are part of the 32nd National Festival of Heritage and Culture held at the Saudi Pavilion in Riyadh. The Saudi ‘Ardha’ dance used to be performed in times of war and victory; but now it is like the official dance of the country. It is performed in all occasions, in which the king and the princes share the celebrations with the ...

King Salman meets chairman of US House Foreign Affairs Committee in Riyadh

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

King Salman bin Abdulaziz welcomed the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives, Ed Royce, in the Yamamah palace in Riyadh on Tuesday.During the meeting, they reviewed relations between the kingdom and the US and discussed developments in the region.The meeting was attended by the Minister of Interior Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud, Minister of Interior, the Saudi Ambassador to the US, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, and the Minister of State for Foreign ...

King Salman calls Sisi: Saudi Arabia keen on Egypt's security

Friday, 16 February 2018

Saudi King Salman expressed his support of Egypt's President Abdelfattah al-Sisi in the battle against terror, during a phone call, on Friday. King Salman affirmed Saudi Arabia's keenness on the security and stability of Egypt and its support of the diligent efforts to combat terrorism, Saudi Press Agency reported. During the call, the two leaders discussed means of enhancing the distinguished relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Egypt in all fields and reviewed regional ...

King Salman discusses Syrian situation in a call with Putin

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Saudi king Salman and Russian president Putin discussed the situation in Syria over a phone call. King Salman and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed as well the means to further expand fruitful cooperation in global oil markets, the Kremlin said. The statement did not offer any details on what that expanded coordination could entail. Russia and Saudi Arabia are major players in a global pact on cutting oil output. The two leaders also discussed ...

King Salman, Russian energy minister discuss rebalancing oil markets

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud discussed on Wednesday with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak ways of re-balancing oil markets by producing countries to reduce the surplus from world oil stocks. The meeting took place at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh. According to Saudi Press Agency, during the meeting, they also reviewed relations between the Kingdom and Russia and ways of enhancing and developing bilateral cooperation in the fields of energy. Also present at the meeting was Prince ...

Saudi King Salman meets British Conservative Party delegation

Monday, 12 February 2018

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman met with British Conservative Party representative, Lord Francis Maude, at al-Yamamah palace in Riyadh on Monday, accompanied by a delegation from the Middle East experts from the Conservative Party.During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the kingdom and Britain, the prospects for bilateral cooperation, especially in the parliamentary field, as well as the latest developments in the region.The meeting was attended by Saudi Arabia’s ...

King Salman allocates 175 mln riyals to purchase desalinated water

Saturday, 10 February 2018

The Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has ordered allocation 175 million riyals to purchase desalinated water annually from mobile stations to meet the growing demand for desalinated water in Saudi Arabia.Engineer Abdul Rahman Al-Fadhli, Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Corporation for Desalination of Salt Water, announced that allocating this amount of money annually will contribute to increase the supply of desalinated ...

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