.
.
.
.

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman admitted to hospital: Report

Published: Updated:

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz was admitted to hospital on Saturday in the Red Sea city of Jeddah to undergo medical tests, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday, citing a statement from the royal court.

For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app.

He is undergoing the tests in the King Faisal Specialist Hospital, the statement said, giving no other details.

King Salman, the custodian of Islam’s holiest sites, became ruler of the world’s top oil exporter in 2015 after spending more than 2-1/2 years as the crown prince and deputy premier.

The king, 86, underwent gallbladder surgery in 2020 and had the battery of his heart pacemaker replaced in March.

Read more:

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman leaves hospital after medical tests: Report

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman leaves hospital after successful surgery: Statement

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman admitted to hospital for medical checks: Royal Court

Top Content Trending