King Salman receives religious leaders in Riyadh

King Salman receives the grand mufti and other senior scholars including Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, chief of the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques, at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Monday. (SPA)
Updated 06 November 2018
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King Salman receives religious leaders in Riyadh

  • The scholars who called on the king included members of the Permanent Committee for Ifta and  the Council of Senior Scholars

JEDDAH: King Salman received the Kingdom’s grand mufti, Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh, and other senior scholars and religious figures at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Monday.

The scholars who called on the king included members of the Permanent Committee for Ifta and  the Council of Senior Scholars, imams and preachers of the two holy mosques, members of the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.

The audience was attended by Shoura Council Speaker Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Asheikh, Minister of Islamic Affairs Dr. Abdullatif bin Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh, and the general president of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Abdullah Al-Sanad.


Qassim governor opens classic car festival in Buraidah

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Qassim governor opens classic car festival in Buraidah

  • More than 600 cars on display
  • Attractions include races, exhibitions

BURAIDAH: Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal on Friday opened a heritage and classic car festival in Buraidah, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Classic Qassim 3, organized by the Tourism Development Council in Buraidah, features more than 600 cars that are owned by people from Qassim, other Saudi cities and Gulf countries.

Prince Faisal, who is chairman of the Tourism Development Council in the region, visited an auction of classic cars, the children’s corner and the hospitality tent.

He also took in some of the festival’s attractions, such as races and exhibitions.

Secretary general of Qassim Tourism Development Council and head of the festival’s organizing committee, Ibrahim bin Ali Al-Mushaiqeh, gave a speech welcoming Prince Faisal and thanking him for his support.

More than 250 participants were taking part in the festival, Al-Mushaiqeh said, and there were more than 25 events and more than 150 prizes.

He also thanked participants from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries.