Crown prince visits Saudi Railway Polytechnic in Buraidah

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited the Saudi Railway Polytechnic (SRP) in Buraidah on Wednesday. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited the Saudi Railway Polytechnic (SRP) in Buraidah on Wednesday. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited the Saudi Railway Polytechnic (SRP) in Buraidah on Wednesday. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited the Saudi Railway Polytechnic (SRP) in Buraidah on Wednesday. (SPA)
Updated 07 November 2018
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Crown prince visits Saudi Railway Polytechnic in Buraidah

  • The crown prince was briefed on training programs offered by the institute to Saudi students
  • He also met with trainees of the upcoming Riyadh Metro

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited the Saudi Railway Polytechnic (SRP) in Buraidah on Wednesday, where he was briefed on the progress of the Haramain High-Speed Railway project.
The crown prince was received by Qassim deputy govenor Prince Fahd bin Turki, Transport Minister Nabil bin Mohammad Al-Amoudi and a number of other senior officials.
The crown prince was briefed on training programs offered by the institute to Saudi students, including train driving, maintenance of signal and control systems, maintenance of locomotives and vehicles, station and passenger services, and maintenance of railway.
He also met with trainees of the upcoming Riyadh Metro.
The crown prince lauded the high performance of the young trainees and asked them to keep up with the Kingdom’s future and Vision 2030.
The crown prince made a virtual trip on a simulator for the mining train.


Iranian regime continues to feed sectarianism: Saudi deputy defense minister

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Iranian regime continues to feed sectarianism: Saudi deputy defense minister

  • “We have to choose between the chaos that Iran spreads and stability, security and development,” he said
  • A delegation led by Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi deputy minister of defense, has arrived in Russia for an official visit on Tuesday

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Khalid bin Salman said the Iranian regime continues to feed sectarianism and disrespect international laws at the eighth Moscow Conference on International Security on Wednesday.

“We have to choose between the chaos that Iran spreads and stability, security and development,” he said adding that “Iran is spreading chaos in the region through destruction and bloodshed, and by supporting the militias of Hezbollah and Houthis.”

“Houthi militias continue to violate the resolutions of the Security Council and the Stockholm Agreement, ignored UN resolution 2216 and the Gulf initiative…our goal is to achieve stability for Yemeni citizens under a legitimate government,” he said.

The deputy defense minister also said that the Kingdom is witnessing today an unprecedented transformation and development to achieve the vision 2030.

A delegation led by Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi deputy minister of defense, has arrived in Russia for an official visit on Tuesday, 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.