Saudi religious police launch Twitter account

Sheikh Abdulrahman al-Sanad, head of Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, tweeted in Arabic to launch the account. (Twitter)

The Saudi religious police on Wednesday launched its own Twitter account to improve communication and “benefit everyone,” according to the state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

Sheikh Abdulrahman al-Sanad, head of Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, tweeted in Arabic on the account: “In the name of Allah, the official Twitter account for Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice kicks off, asking God to benefit everyone with it.”

Sanad added that he had assigned a team to manage the account, which uses the handle @PvGovSa.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:44 - GMT 06:44
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