Saudi crown prince meets with heads of major US companies

Updated 22 March 2018
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Saudi crown prince meets with heads of major US companies

JEDDAH: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with the leaders of Boeing, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, and General Dynamics, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Thursday.
The meeting focused on means of developing trade cooperation and technology development between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States of America, as well as reviewing a number of initiatives in various fields.


Bangladeshi pilgrim treated for heart attack at King Abdullah Medical City

Updated 26 min 9 sec ago
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Bangladeshi pilgrim treated for heart attack at King Abdullah Medical City

JEDDAH: A medical team at King Abdullah Medical City in Makkah saved the life of a Bangladeshi pilgrim in his forties who suffered an acute heart attack, which almost killed him.
The medical team intervened quickly after the pilgrim arrived in the medical city after initial tests showed that the pilgrim had suffered from a cardiac arrest and the patient was transferred to an operating theater.
A blood clot was discovered in one of the pilgrim’s main arteries and he was operated on. The patient was then monitored to check that he was well and given a treatment plan.
The Bangladeshi pilgrim expressed his happiness at the outcome and his gratitude for the medical service he was provided.
About 2 million people from more than 80 countries are expected to attend this year’s Hajj, which is likely to begin on August 19.
According to the Hajj agreement with Saudi Arabia, a total of 126,798 Bangladeshi pilgrims will be performing the Hajj.