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.


Pilgrims' city in Al-Jouf's Abu Ajram receives pilgrims from Iraq

Updated 19 July 2019
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Pilgrims' city in Al-Jouf's Abu Ajram receives pilgrims from Iraq

JEDDAH: The pilgrims’ city in Abu Ajram, Al-Jouf governorate continues to receive Hajj pilgrims arriving from neighbouring countries via border crossings.
The pilgrims’ city receives on average about 2,000 pilgrims who cross into the Kingdom from Iraq via the Arar border crossing that will officially open in October, Saudi Press Agency reported.
The pilgrims are provided with all the services that they need in the city.
The city received 1974 pilgrims on Friday and they were received by scouts from Al-Jouf who helped to transport the elderly and the sick