Muslim World League congratulates Saudi King on naming new crown prince

Sheikh Mohammad Abdulkarim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Makkah-based Muslim World League. (Photo courtesy: MWL)
Updated 21 June 2017
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Muslim World League congratulates Saudi King on naming new crown prince

JEDDAH: The Muslim World League congratulated King Salman on the appointment of Prince Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince and vice chairman of the Council of Ministers, while continuing in his role as defense minister.
Sheikh Mohammad Abdulkarim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Makkah-based Muslim World League, described the appointment of the new crown prince as successful and promising given the national and international prestige Mohammed bin Salman enjoys.
 In a statement issued Wednesday, Issa said Prince Mohammed bin Salman had always served his religion first, and his country, king and nation second. 
 Al-Issa hailed the crown prince’s “historic positions and achievements” in carrying out his tasks and responsibilities through his distinguished and valued presence in the national, Islamic, and international spheres.
 “The achievements of His Highness are an important addition, which translates the size of the leadership merit of this selection and appointment, which was carried out in accordance with successful procedural arrangements,” he said, adding that Saudi Arabia enjoys a further consolidation of its leading Islamic role and its distinguished international presence.
 Dr. Al-Issa explained that the responsibilities entrusted to Prince Mohammed bin Salman had an important and pivotal role in this consolidation. 
 According to Al-Issa, Mohammed bin Salman’s international communication had a prominent impact, which has been broadly witnessed through his efficiency as a leader and his positive performance on the political system, which benefited the Islamic nation, as well as his successful impact in the economic and development affairs.


Saudi Commission on Tourism and Heritage chief on official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Mohammad Abdulhameed is raising his daughter Maria single-handedly. (AN photo)
Updated 17 July 2018
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Saudi Commission on Tourism and Heritage chief on official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina 

JEDDAH: The president of Saudi Arabia’s Commission for Tourism and National Heritage arrived in Sarajevo on Monday, as part of an official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz has expressed King Salman’s sincere greetings to the people and the government of  Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

He was then received by the chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bakir Izetbegovic, at their headquarters in the capital, Sarajevo. 

Prince Sultan is on an official state visit to the Balkan state upon the instructions of King Salman, who is keen to bolster ties with the country and open new horizons of cooperation between both states.