Saudi Arabia, South Africa discuss military cooperation

Consultant at the Secretariat General of the Cabinet Ahmed bin Aqeel Al-Khatib meets South African Minister of Defense Nosiviwe Mapis-Nqakula. (SPA)
Updated 13 July 2018
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Saudi Arabia, South Africa discuss military cooperation

JEDDAH: Consultant at the Secretariat General of the Cabinet Ahmed bin Aqeel Al-Khatib met South African Minister of Defense Nosiviwe Mapis-Nqakula in Jeddah on Thursday.

Al-Khatib, who is also chairman of the board of directors for military industries, said in a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) that the meeting discussed cooperation in the military industries.

He said that a plan for cooperation in developing the advanced defense military systems industry was made, noting that discussions would continue between the two countries to implement a joint program aiming to transfer and nationalize military industries to the Kingdom according to Vision 2030. 


Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan visits Prophet’s Mosque in Saudi Arabia

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan visits Prophet’s Mosque in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: Pakistani Prime Minister, Imran Khan, visited on Tuesday the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah for prayer as part of his first official state visit since assuming office.
He was received at the Prophet’s Mosque by the commander of the security force of the mosque Brig. Gen. Muzli Abdulrahman Al-Mashhadan, the deputy head of the affairs of the Prophet’s Mosque in charge of Sheikh Saleh bin Khalid Al-Muzaini, and a number of officials in the General Presidency Agency for the Prophet’s Mosque.
Khan arrived in Saudi Arabia earlier on Tuesday following an invitation from King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Press Agency reported.