Saudi Interior Ministry launches e-service for traffic fine objections 

Saudi security officer controls traffic in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, in this August 30, 2017 file photo. (Reuters)
Updated 12 March 2019
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Saudi Interior Ministry launches e-service for traffic fine objections 

  • The new service on “Absher” electronic platform will offer special services to save time and effort for those wishing to file an objection to traffic violations

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Interior Minister said the General Directorate of Traffic is launching an e-service to allow the electronic objection to traffic violations. 
Based on the instructions of Interior Minister Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif,  the new service to be available on the “Absher” electronic platform will offer special services to save time and effort for those wishing to file an objection to traffic violations. 
Director General of Traffic Department, Major General Mohammed Al-Bassami said that the service comes within a range of services aimed at upgrading the technical traffic system. 
Al-Bassami said the first phase of the service will be launched in Al-Qassim region, and is to be applied across the kingdom’s regions before the end of 2019.


King Salman arrives in Makkah for last ten days of Ramadan

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King Salman arrives in Makkah for last ten days of Ramadan

  • On his arrival in Makkah, King Salman was received by the governor of the region Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and other officials
  • The king will chair the 14th session of the OIC’s Islamic Summit in Makkah on May 31

RIYADH: King Salman arrived in Makkah on Saturday where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. 

On his arrival in the city, King Salman was received by the governor of the region Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and other officials including Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, the chief of the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques.

The king will spend the last ten days of Ramadan, seen as the most virtuous and blessed days of the holy month, in Makkah to be near the Grand Mosque.  

Saudi Arabia will host the 14th session of the OIC’s Islamic Summit in Makkah on May 31, chaired by King Salman.

The summit, according to SPA, is titled “Makkah Summit: Together for the Future” and aims to develop a unified stance on events in the Islamic world.