Saudi Arabia’s King Salman receives Indian finance minister in Riyadh

Monday, 19 February 2018

Saudi Arabia's King Salman met with Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is also heading the India operations of the Saudi-Indian Joint Committee,  at Al-Yamamah palace in Riyadh on Sunday."During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and ways of developing and enhancing them in various fields," the Saudi Press Agency reported. "The audience was attended by Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior, Minister of State and ...

Saudi king orders support for man who lost six children and wife in car accident

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Saudi King Salman ordered the provision of a house and a car for Saudi citizen Sami bin Mohammed Ali al-Naami who lost six of his children and wife in a car accident in Jazan last week, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. Naami’s family members were killed in a tragic car accident on the Sabya road in Jazan on Tuesday. The horrific accident was due to excavations work on the road.They were buried on Wednesday in Abu al-Salaa village, and the funeral was attended by the townspeople and ...

Saudi royal handouts to cost about $13 billion, minister says

Sunday, 7 January 2018

A package of handouts to Saudi citizens to compensate them for cost of living increases will cost the government about 50 billion riyals ($13.3 billion) this year, the information minister was quoted as saying on Sunday. "The allocation of 50 billion riyals for this decree indicates the leadership's concern for the people's comfort and quality of living," Minister of Culture and Information Awwad bin Saleh Alawwad told the Saudi-owned Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper. On Saturday, King ...

Saudi hashtag ‘king fights corruption’ trends on Twitter after royal orders

Sunday, 5 November 2017

The hashtag in Saudi Arabia, “the king is fighting corruption,” became one of the highest worldwide trends on Twitter on Sunday morning, a few hours after an anti-corruption committee was formed by royal decree. The hashtag has been used 536,000 times since the decree was announced and until now, making it the trendiest in the world, with users sharing images of the king and the crown prince. The royal orders were widely accepted by Twitter users in Saudi Arabia. Other hashtags ...

Saudi Crown Prince to head new committee to combat corruption

Saturday, 4 November 2017

In a statement carried by the official Saudi news agency, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud decreed the following: “In view of what we have noticed of exploitation by some of the weak souls who have put their own interests above the public interest, in order to, illicitly, accrue money and as we have taken care, in this regard, since we assumed the responsibility to follow these matters out of our pledges towards the homeland and the citizen, we decided: First: To form a supreme committee ...

Saudi King check on US Sen. John McCain’s health on a telephone call

Friday, 11 August 2017

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud held a telephone call to Senator John McCain to check on his health. Senator McCain thanked the King for his noble feelings. Previously, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said that his ongoing treatment for brain cancer is going fine and told his colleagues that he will be coming back to work after the August recess. "My treatment is going fine. I'm feeling fine," McCain said during a Facebook Live from his office in Phoenix.

Saudi King Salman asserts Palestinians’ right to enter al-Aqsa Mosque

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman had a telephonic conversation with US authorities in order to resolve the al-Aqsa clashes over Israeli security measures last week. During the call, King Salman asserted the rights of Palestinian Muslims to access al-Aqsa Mosque, reported Al Arabiya. According to the report, King Salman’s communications with world leaders succeeded in resolving Al- Aqsa confrontations. The Saudi King contacted US President Donald Trump and urged for the opening of al-Aqsa ...

Saudi king orders 1.6 billion riyal payout to social security beneficiaries

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz issued on Friday an order to pay 1.660 billion riyals to beneficiaries of social security to provide their needs necessary for the holy month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr.Minister of Labor and Social Development Dr. Ali bin Nasser Al-Ghafees expressed his thanks and appreciation to king for this noble gesture “which will have a great impact on meeting the needs of this precious group of citizens,” the official Saudi Press Agency report. ...

VIDEO: Saudi king patronizes ceremony for air academy’s 50th anniversary

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

The ceremony will marked the graduation of the 91th batch of the academy

Saudi king to launch new mega projects

Friday, 25 November 2016

New several development projects in the fields of housing, culture and knowledge

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