Saudi prince passes away, Royal Court announces

Funeral prayer will be performed for him on Tuesday, a statement from the Saudi Royal Court said. (Shutterstocck)
Updated 12 March 2019
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Saudi prince passes away, Royal Court announces

  • Saudi Prince Faisal bin Badr bin Fahd bin Sa'ad bin Abdulrahman Al Saud has died
  • Funeral prayer will be performed for him on Tuesday

RIYADH: Saudi Prince Faisal bin Badr bin Fahd bin Sa'ad bin Abdulrahman Al Saud has died, the Royal Court announced on Tuesday.

Funeral prayer will be performed for him on Tuesday, a statement from the Saudi Royal Court said.


King Salman attends closing ceremony of King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near Riyadh

Updated 23 March 2019
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King Salman attends closing ceremony of King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near Riyadh

RIYADH: King Salman on Saturday attended the closing ceremony of the 3rd King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near the capital Riyadh.

The king was received on his arrival by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar, Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif, and a number of officials.

The king welcomed Kuwait’s Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al-Maktoum, Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s representative Sheikh Saad bin Mohammed Al-Saadi, Kyrgyz Premier Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev, representative of the King of Bahrain for Charity Works and Youth Affairs Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa and other guests at the camel festival’s closing ceremony. The king then handed prizes to winners of the festival. King Salman and the attendees also watched a folk dance performance.

Saudi Camel Club Chairman Fahd bin Falah bin Hithlin said that the king’s patronage of the closing ceremony was the culmination of efforts to organize the festival and consolidate its heritage.