King Salman arrives in Riyadh after a fruitful 4-day Russia state visit

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King Salman arriving at the King Salman Airbase in Riyadh on Sunday night. (SPA)
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Key officials and dignitaries welcome King Salman upon his arrival in Riyadh on Sunday night. (SPA)
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Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar welcomes King Salman upon his arrival in Riyadh on Sunday night. (SPA)
Updated 08 October 2017
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King Salman arrives in Riyadh after a fruitful 4-day Russia state visit

JEDDAH: King Salman returned to Riyadh on Sunday after a four-day historic state visit to Russia, which had seen Saudi-Russian ties reaching new heights.
The king arrived at the King Salman Airbase in Riyadh on Sunday night and was welcomed by key officials and dignitaries, including Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz and Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said.


Saudi communications minister receives youngest Saudi female journalist

Updated 11 min 33 sec ago
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Saudi communications minister receives youngest Saudi female journalist

RIYADH: Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Abdullah Al-Sawah stressed the Kingdom's need to discover and support local talent.
He said that the ministry has paid increasing attention to technical talents, which has been represented through the organization of several events, the latest of which was the "Hackathon Digital Machines."
The event was aimed at creating a conducive environment to develop the capabilities of the digital youth and invest in their creative potential to maximize returns.
Al-Sawah noted that the event also aimed at "harnessing their abilities to develop the digital transformation process," calling for intensified and unified efforts in order to invest in Saudi talents for the benefit of the nation.
The minister was speaking during a meeting with Marian Taher Saleh, the youngest Saudi female journalist, alongside with her father.
Al-Sawah praised the role of her family, who have been supporting her from the beginning till she was able to enter the media field, expressing his appreciation for her media achievements.
For his part, Saleh's father expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the minister for his hospitality, appreciation and encouragement for his daughter.