Saleh bin Manea Al-Khalewi, member of the Saudi Shoura Council

Saleh bin Manea Al-Khalewi
Updated 15 June 2019
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Saleh bin Manea Al-Khalewi, member of the Saudi Shoura Council

Saleh bin Manea Al-Khalewi has been a Saudi Shoura Council member since December 2016, and is a member of the Saudi-Jordanian Parliamentary Friendship Committee.

He is also chairman of the Arab Company for Drug Industry and Medical Appliances. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Riyadh’s King Saud University.

Al-Khalewi served as deputy minister of finance for central services, and as a specialist in foreign aid at the Finance Ministry.

He also served as director-general of the ministry’s Department of International Development Cooperation, director-general of customs, and director-general of administrative and financial affairs at the ministry.

He has completed many courses in management and finance, and has participated on the boards of government institutions and companies, including as chairman.

A Shoura Council delegation headed by Al-Khalewi will begin an official visit to Jordan on Sunday. He said the visit will further strengthen Saudi-Jordanian ties.

“Our relationship is witnessing continuous development in various fields, strengthening cooperation and relations between the Shoura Council and the Jordanian Parliament Council and Senate,” he added.


Saudi Arabia offers one million sim cards and internet access to Hajj pilgrims

Updated 16 July 2019
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Saudi Arabia offers one million sim cards and internet access to Hajj pilgrims

  • The move aims to serve pilgrims who are keen to communicate with their dearest ones back home

MAKKAH: One million sim cards and free internet will be offered as gifts to pilgrims performing Hajj this year upon arriving at the King Abdulaziz International Airport in Saudi Arabia.

The initiative is part of a program aimed at serving pilgrims who are keen to communicate with their nearest and dearest back home.

A field team will be working 24 hours during the Hajj season to offer this service to the arriving pilgrims so that they can share their experience with their families.

The project comes as part of  efforts by the Kingdom to serve pilgrims under directions by King Salman and the Crown Prince to allow pilgrims to perform their rituals with ease.