Muslim World League chief receives Kazakh officials

Muslim World League chief Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa receives Kazakh Ambassador Peric Arin at his office in Riyadh on Tuesday. (SPA)
Updated 12 June 2019
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Muslim World League chief receives Kazakh officials

  • The Kazakh envoy delivered a message from the country’s president to the MWL chief

Kazakhstan Ambassador Peric Arin and a number of Kazakh officials called on the secretary-general of the Muslim World League, Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, at his office in Riyadh on Tuesday. 

The ambassador handed over a message from Kazakh President Dariga Nazarbayeva to the MWL chief, which also included an invitation to visit Kazakhstan. 

The secretary-general welcomed the newly appointed ambassador and wished him success during his posting in the Kingdom. 

During the meeting, they discussed a number of issues of mutual concern and reviewed bilateral ties and ways to enhance cooperation and coordination.

The MWL chief affirmed his organization’s keenness to deepen its relations with all countries of the 

world to effectively serve Islam and Muslims.

Recently, the MWL organized a four-day international conference in Makkah, which was attended by dignitaries, scholars, senior officials and leading thinkers from the Muslim world. 

Participants of the event stressed the importance of moderate Islamic discourse and the preservation of the rights of minorities in non-Muslim countries.


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