In a documentary film produced in 2007 about the late Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, new King Salman bin Abdulaziz described how the late king “verily senses his people's issues, shares their joys and sorrows and does good to the best of his ability.”
“He was very close to his people,” said King Salman in the documentary film produced in Arabic. King Salman also described how the late king Abdullah “transformed the national guard into a real institution.”
The king also touched on his childhood and his close relationship with his late brother.
King Salman also addressed the late king’s keenness to create unprecedented projects inside the kingdom for the Saudi people to benefit.