Saudi Attorney General heads gathering of legal chiefs

Saudi Attorney General Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah Al-Mua’jab meets with the heads of public prosecution offices from throughout the Kingdom. (SPA)
Updated 08 February 2019
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Saudi Attorney General heads gathering of legal chiefs

  • The meeting reviewed the offices’ recent achievements which included the advancement of technology

Saudi Attorney General Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah Al-Mua’jab on Thursday led a meeting of the heads of Public Prosecution offices from throughout the Kingdom.

The latest periodic gathering of the legal chiefs, held in Makkah, began with Al-Mua’jab thanking King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for their unlimited support to the work of the country’s Public Prosecution service.

The meeting reviewed the offices’ recent achievements which included the advancement of technology, implementation of national reform programs, and playing a key role in protecting public money through corruption cases. 

Mua’jab highlighted the need to ensure transparency in all dealings with clients and said the Public Prosecution offices had a responsibility, wherever possible, to simplify the criminal prosecution system and the management of proceedings. 

The attorney general also pointed to efforts being made to enhance the legal culture and community partnerships and stressed the importance of giving the swiftest-possible attention to the issues of prisoners and detainees. 

Al-Mua’jab hailed the relationship between the Public Prosecution’s branches and government agencies.


King Salman receives Saudi Arabia’s regional governors 

Updated 22 May 2019
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King Salman receives Saudi Arabia’s regional governors 

  • The king directed the governors to take care of the citizens and expatriates' interests,

JEDDAH: King Salman received the governors of the administrative regions of Saudi Arabia, in Jeddah on Tuesday.

The king directed the governors to take care of the citizens and expatriates' interests, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was in attendance, so too was the  Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif and his deputy.

The governors were holding their 26th annual meeting.

The governors present at the meeting were:

Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region; Prince Mohammed bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Jazan Region; Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region; Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Tabuk Region; Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Province; Prince Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musa'ed, Governor of Najran Region; Prince Dr. Faisal bin Mishaal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Qassim Region; Prince Husam bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Al-Baha Region; Prince Abdulaziz bin Saad bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Hail; Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Asir Region; Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah Region; Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Northern Borders Region; and Prince Faisal bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Al-Jouf Region.