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.


Saudi crown prince ‘hopes’ investments with India will create many jobs

Updated 14 min 19 sec ago
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Saudi crown prince ‘hopes’ investments with India will create many jobs

  • Saudi Arabia expects investments in India to reach $100 billion in the next two years
  • Modi praised relations between the two countries after signing cooperation agreements

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince said on Wednesday that he hopes that investments with India will create many jobs.

During a press conference with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman said Saudi Arabia expects investments in India to reach $100 billion in the next two years.

The Crown Prince also said that there were many opportunities for India and Saudi Arabia and added that relations between the two countries were historic.

Modi praised relations between the two countries after signing cooperation agreements.