Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister meets with US counterpart in Washington

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir met with his US counterpart, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in Washington. (AFP)
Updated 13 January 2018
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Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister meets with US counterpart in Washington

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir met with his US counterpart, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in Washington on Friday in the presence of Saudi Arabia’s US Ambassador Prince Khaled bin Salman.
The pair held bilateral talks on enhancing relations between the allied countries, and also discussed the situation in the region and the world.
The meeting was attended by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Public Diplomacy Osama bin Ahmed Naqli and the Director General of the Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Mus'ad Al-Anqari.


Saudi Arabian Tourism and Heritage Authority registers 43 archaeological sites

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Saudi Arabian Tourism and Heritage Authority registers 43 archaeological sites

  • Saudi Arabia’s General Tourism and Heritage Authority has registered 43 archaeological sites across the Kingdom
  • Among the registered sites are 26 locations in the holy city of Makkah

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s General Tourism and Heritage Authority has registered 43 archaeological sites across the Kingdom during the section quarter of this year.
Among the registered sites are 26 locations in the holy city of Makkah, including Al-Hafaira in the governorate of Al-Taif, and two archaeological sites in the governorate of Al-Jamoom,
It also includes nine in the region of Assir, including a site in the city of Bel Qarn, in south Saudi Arabia, and a location at the Shefa Saad site and several others in Wadi Ne’am in the governorate of Tathleeth.
The Kingdom has announced the registration of 32 archaeological sites during the first quarter of 2018.
The authority has also launched established the national electronic register for the documentation of archaeological and historical sites in the Kingdom.
It allows recording their details electronically so that they can be protected and developed. Through this important national project, the Authority has managed to register 8268 archaeological sites so far in the various regions of the Kingdom.