Saudi flag makes underwater journey for National Day

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The divers carried the nation's flag to mark Saudi National Day. (SPA)
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The divers carried the nation's flag to mark Saudi National Day. (SPA)
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The divers carried the nation's flag to mark Saudi National Day. (SPA)
Updated 26 September 2018
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Saudi flag makes underwater journey for National Day

JEDDAH: A group of divers in Saudi Arabia’s Jazan province marked the Kingdom’s founding with an undersea tribute to the national symbol on Monday.
They carried the Saudi flag in the Red Sea at a depth of 88 feet — the Kingdom was founded eighty-eight years ago by King Abdulaziz.
The divers began their underwater commemoration on the tourist side of Jazan and headed to a site near the island of Ahbar.


Saudi deputy defense minister arrives in Russia for official visit

Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz. (SPA)
Updated 34 min 36 sec ago
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Saudi deputy defense minister arrives in Russia for official visit

  • Prince Khalid was welcomed by Saudi Ambassador to Russia Dr. Raed Qurmali and other high ranking officials

MOSCOW: A delegation led by Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi deputy minister of defense, has arrived in Russia for an official visit, during which the members will take part in the eighth Moscow Conference on International Security and hold a number of meetings.

Prince Khalid was welcomed by Saudi Ambassador to Russia Dr. Raed Qurmali, military adviser Maj. Gen. Talal Al-Otaibi and Military Attache Gen. Mohammad Al-Mutairi, along with the deputy chief of staff of the Russian defense ministry and other civilian and military officials.