Customs aborts electronic goods smuggling

Updated 24 December 2012
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Customs aborts electronic goods smuggling

Riyadh: Customs and road security foiled an attempt to smuggle a consignment of mobiles and electrical equipment in a truck at the crossing point of Salwa border.
The Director General of Salwa customs Abdul Rahman Al-Hana said that the customs officer at the tracking center received a call from the road security stating that the driver of a truck tried to deviate from his course and that he was eventually stopped, and after a search of the truck it turned out that the consignment (in the truck) contained accessories of mobiles and electrical equipment. An amount of SR 50,000 was also discovered. This was meant for the transport of the goods.
Customs officers at the crossing point of Towal also foiled another attempt of smuggling SR 509,200 Riyals hidden inside a car.
The Acting Director General of Customs at the crossing point of Towal, Ziad Al-Aradi said it turned out that the amount was stolen.
At the Customs of King Fahd Causeway, Customs officers also aborted during the month of Muharram 1434 AH, smuggling of a total of 496 beer cans with alcohol, and 1,176 bottles of whiskey and other brands of wines, and 104.85 grams of narcotic ‘hashish,’ and 28 grams of ‘Shabu’ drug substance, and 15,386 liters of petroleum derivatives that are export restricted, and 48 kg of pork, and 1,859 birds in addition to an amount of SR 2,191,022 that had not been disclosed.

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The customs hailed the vigilance of the their men at the crossing points and their quest to prevent the entry of contrabands and what hurts and compromises the security of the country.


Saudi Arabian embassy in Lebanon hosts Iftar in honor of Prime Minister Saad Hariri

Updated 20 May 2018
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Saudi Arabian embassy in Lebanon hosts Iftar in honor of Prime Minister Saad Hariri

  • Saudi Arabian Charge d’Affaires in Lebanon, Walid bin Abdullah Bukhari, held a Ramadan Iftar banquet at his residence in Al-Birzeh
  • ebanese Prime Minister also delivered a speech in which he stressed the depth of relations between the two countries

BEIRUT: The Saudi Arabian Charge d’Affaires in Lebanon, Walid bin Abdullah Bukhari, held a Ramadan Iftar banquet at his residence in Al-Birzeh on Saturday evening in honor of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in presence of Adviser at the Saudi Royal Court Nizar Al-Alula.
Bukhari delivered a speech welcoming all, praising the distinguished relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of Lebanon.
For his part, the Lebanese Prime Minister also delivered a speech in which he stressed the depth of relations between the two countries.
“All the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia wants from Lebanon is to remain united in facing the challenges and to maintain our Arabism and our commitment to the Taif Agreement,” he said, adding that “the history of the Kingdom with Lebanon is good and full of cooperation.”
Hariri expressed his thanks and appreciation to Saudi leaders for their permanent standing alongside Lebanon, saying: “The Kingdom has always wanted stability, safety, development and peace for Lebanon.”