Saudi Arabia’s aviation authority chairman meets ICAO officials

Chairman of the General Authority of Civil Aviation Abdul-Hakim Al-Tamimi and his accompanying delegation meet with senior aviation officials during US visit. (File photo courtesy of GACA)
Updated 27 June 2018
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Saudi Arabia’s aviation authority chairman meets ICAO officials

JEDDAH: Saudi minister of transport and the chairman of the board of directors of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), Dr. Nabil bin Mohammed Al-Amoudi, accompanied by GACA chairman, Abdul Hakim bin Mohammed Al-Tamimi, visited the chairman of the board of directors of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, on Tuesday.
During the visit the minister highlighted the Kingdom’s support for all of ICAO’s strategic goals, discussing the many areas of cooperation between the organization and the Kingdom.
He said that the Kingdom has agreed to host the World Conference for the Middle East and Arab region on the Safety and Security of Civil Aviation.
Participation by the ICAO in the development of regional plans and programs to raise the level of compliance of the regional countries with the International Standards of the Organization was also discussed.
Al-Amoudi also visited ICAO secretary-general, Fang Liu. They discussed ways of cooperating overtraining and communication between the Kingdom and the Regional Office in Cairo.
Liu praised the Kingdom for taking the lead in the Middle East and the Arab region, acknowledging the Kingdom’s strong support for raising aviation safety and security at regional and international levels.
She also highlighted Saudi Arabia’s ongoing efforts to support ICAO’s counterterrorism strategies and the Global Aviation Security Plan.
During the several-day visit, the delegation will also meet with the Chairman of the US Federal Aviation Administration and Chairmen of major US companies in the fields of airport construction, technical systems, airport operations, and a several chairmen of US carrier companies in a number of US states.


King Salman receives Saudi Arabia’s regional governors 

Updated 22 May 2019
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King Salman receives Saudi Arabia’s regional governors 

  • The king directed the governors to take care of the citizens and expatriates' interests,

JEDDAH: King Salman received the governors of the administrative regions of Saudi Arabia, in Jeddah on Tuesday.

The king directed the governors to take care of the citizens and expatriates' interests, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was in attendance, so too was the  Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif and his deputy.

The governors were holding their 26th annual meeting.

The governors present at the meeting were:

Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region; Prince Mohammed bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Jazan Region; Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region; Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Tabuk Region; Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Province; Prince Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musa'ed, Governor of Najran Region; Prince Dr. Faisal bin Mishaal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Qassim Region; Prince Husam bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Al-Baha Region; Prince Abdulaziz bin Saad bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Hail; Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Asir Region; Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah Region; Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Northern Borders Region; and Prince Faisal bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Al-Jouf Region.