Saudi judicial delegation visits Egypt to discuss cooperation

Majdi Abul-Ela (L), president of the Egyptian Court of Cassation, presenting a plaque to Judge Salman bin Mohammed Al-Nashwan, secretary-general of the Saudi Supreme Judicial Council. (Supplied photo)
Updated 30 November 2018

Saudi judicial delegation visits Egypt to discuss cooperation

  • One of the topics discussed was the development of the Saudi judicial system in line with the developments in Egyptian and international laws to achieve justice at a faster rate

JEDDAH: Majdi Abul-Ela, president of the Egyptian Court of Cassation and president of the Higher Judicial Council, has received a high-ranking Saudi judicial delegation to discuss judicial cooperation.
The Saudi delegation is headed by Judge Salman bin Mohammed Al-Nashwan, president of the Court of Appeal and secretary-general of the Saudi Supreme Judicial Council, and his accompanying delegation at the grand court’s office in Cairo. 
The two parties discussed ways in which their countries’ judicial systems could cooperate, and the development of the Saudi judicial system in line with the developments of Egyptian and international laws to achieve justice at a faster rate. 
The parties reviewed the history of Egyptian-Saudi relations and exchanged the shield of the two sides. The Saudi delegation is visiting to review all Egyptian judicial systems, especially the Court of Cassation, the cassation office and its technical office.
The meeting was attended by the leaders of the Court of Cassation, from the assistant to the president of the court. The visit will extend over four days.

 


King Salman’s guests laud Hajj facilities

They paid tribute to the guest program, which allowed them to visit the sacred places, historical sites and Islamic landmarks in Makkah and Madinah, all at the expense of King Salman. (SPA)
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King Salman’s guests laud Hajj facilities

  • There were 634,379 domestic pilgrims, of whom 67 percent were non-Saudi

MADINAH: A number of guests from Tunisia and Morocco, who also came as part of the program, lauded the efforts and services provided them during the season.
In statements to the Saudi Press Agency, they admired the projects in the Two Holy Mosques and the holy sites, citing them as evidence of the Kingdom’s dedication to pilgrims and its keenness to help them worship in comfort.
They paid tribute to the guest program, which allowed them to visit the sacred places, historical sites and Islamic landmarks in Makkah and Madinah, all at the expense of King Salman.
There were 2,489,406 pilgrims at this year’s Hajj, according to the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT), and 1,855,027 of them came from outside the Kingdom. There were 634,379 domestic pilgrims, of whom 67 percent were non-Saudi.