Council of Pakistani Scholars congratulates new crown prince

Pakistani cleric Al-Hafiz Taher Ashrafi, Chairman of Pakistan Scholar Council. (AP)
Updated 22 June 2017
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Council of Pakistani Scholars congratulates new crown prince

JEDDAH: The Council of Pakistani Scholars congratulated Prince Mohammed bin Salman on his appointment as crown prince. The council also congratulated the Saudi government and people.
The head of the council, Sheikh Al-Hafiz Mohammad Taher Mahmoud Ashrafi, said the appointment is a wise step taken by King Salman and Saudi Arabia’s Allegiance Council, as Prince Mohammed is known for his ethics and leadership, as seen in Vision 2030.
Ashrafi recalled the prince’s contributions as defense minister to operations Decisive Storm and Northern Thunder, and his call for the formation of an Islamic alliance.


King Salman launches restoration program for Tarif historical district

Updated 10 December 2018
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King Salman launches restoration program for Tarif historical district

JEDDAH: King Salman patronized on Sunday the inaugural ceremony for the restoration of the Tarif historical district in the presence of leaders, presidents, and delegations from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

The program aims at the development of the ancient historical city so as to transform it into an international tourist and cultural hub. It also aims to list it among the world heritage sites.

In a speech delivered during this ceremony, Prince Faisal bin Bandar, Governor of Riyadh region, thanked King Salman for his support of the program, which coincides with the fourth anniversary of the king’s ascension to the throne.