Saudi king, crown prince congratulate Bahrain on National Day

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa in Ad Diriyah on Saturday. (SPA)
Updated 16 December 2018
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Saudi king, crown prince congratulate Bahrain on National Day

  • King Salman praised the brotherly ties between the two countries.

JEDDAH: King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Saturday sent cables of congratulations to Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa on the occasion of his country’s National Day.

The king and crown prince wished his health and happiness and further progress for his government and the people of Bahrain.

King Salman praised the brotherly ties between the two countries.

On Friday, Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa arrived in Riyadh on the invitation of the Saudi crown prince to attend the Ad Diriyah E Prix event.

During his recent visit to Bahrain, the Saudi crown prince and Bahrain’s King Hamad inaugurated a new pipeline to connect Saudi Aramco’s Abqaiq oil facility in eastern Saudi Arabia and Bapco’s refinery in Bahrain.  


13,230 families benefit from ‘Sakani’ program in Saudi Arabia

More than 157,000 families benefited from the program during 2018. (SPA)
Updated 17 June 2019
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13,230 families benefit from ‘Sakani’ program in Saudi Arabia

  • More than 157,000 families benefited from the program during 2018

RIYADH: The Ministry of Housing’s “Sakani” program has helped 13,230 families registered on its Real Estate Development Fund list with housing options and finance solutions during May.
This includes 5,835 families who live in their own homes, bringing the total number of families benefiting from the program in different regions of the Kingdom since the start of the year to 68,195.
The Sakani program announced the names of beneficiaries and their national ID numbers through the link https://sakani-names.housing.sa or via the program portal.
More than 157,000 families benefited from the program during 2018.
Ministry of Housing spokesman Saif Al-Suwailem said that Sakani continues to provide its services to beneficiaries according to their needs and abilities. The ministry is keen to provide better services in line with the “Eskan” program, one of the Saudi Vision 2030 initiatives that aims to raise the proportion of residential ownership to 70 percent by 2030.
As part of Sakani’s efforts to provide suitable housing options, the program began to implement 53 new housing projects in different regions of the Kingdom, characterized by affordable prices for a large segment of citizens registered on the lists of the Ministry of Housing.
Al-Suwailem said that the ministry was keen to find solutions for Saudi families that help them to own the right home for them. SPA Riyadh