King Salman awards $2.6 million to 353 employees of the General Auditing Bureau

This handout picture released by the Saudi Royal Palace on June 11, 2018, shows Saudi King Salman. (File photo: AFP)
Updated 04 July 2018
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King Salman awards $2.6 million to 353 employees of the General Auditing Bureau

King Salman approved award 10 million Saudi Riyals to 353 employees of the General Auditing Bureau, the Saudi press agency SPA reported.  

The Saudi King awarded them for their “professional excellence in carrying out their duties” during the fiscal year 1438/1439 AH (2017).

The staff of the General Auditing Bureau, Bureau's President Dr. Hussam bin Abdulmohsen Al-Angari extended his thanks to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for the reward and his continuing encouragement of the Bureau.


Houthis accused of looting humanitarian aid

A worker unloads aid packages from a Saudi air force cargo plane, at an airfield in the northern province of Marib, Yemen, in this January 22, 2018 photo. (REUTERS)
Updated 23 July 2018
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Houthis accused of looting humanitarian aid

JEDDAH: The Yemen Scholars Association on Saturday blamed the Iranian-backed Houthi militias for the deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Yemen.
The associated accused the Houthis of looting humanitarian aid.
According to the Yemeni scholars, Houthi actions have resulted in the suspension of salaries of hundreds of thousands of employees for nearly two years.
The Association praised the efforts and humanitarian support of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), which provides, directly and indirectly, most of the humanitarian relief support for the Yemeni people.
The Yemen Scholars Association condemned the Houthi militia for looting relief aid in areas under its control.
According to a human rights report, At least 113 people have been tortured to death in detention centers in Yemen run by the Houthis since the coup began
Yemeni Human Rights Minister Mohammed Askar told Arab News that the figures in the report were only estimates and that the real figures were much higher.