King Salman receives dignitaries in Jeddah

King Salman receives princes, ministers, scholars and a group of citizens at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Monday. (SPA)
Updated 18 June 2019
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King Salman receives dignitaries in Jeddah

JEDDAH: A number of princes, ministers, scholars and a group of citizens called on King Salman at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah to greet him. 

The reception began with the recitation of verses from the Holy Qur’an. Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Prince Mohammed bin Fahd bin Mohammed and Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz were also present.

Earlier, King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent cables of congratulations to President Danny Faure of the Republic of Seychelles on the anniversary of his country’s Constitution Day.

In their separate cables, the king and the crown prince wished the president good health and happiness and the people of Seychelles steady progress and prosperity.

 


Saudi Arabia’s Zamzam water initative launched for Hajj

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Saudi Arabia’s Zamzam water initative launched for Hajj

  • The initiative will be carried out under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah
  • The Spokesperson of the Al-Zamazema office, Amir bin Faisal Obaid, said that the initiative will provide Zamzam water to pilgrims

DUBAI: The undersecretary of the Hajj Ministry for Religious Affairs, Hussein Al-Sharif, sponsored “Al-Zamzami Al Sagheer” initiative and program launched by Al-Zamazema office.

The Spokesperson of the Al-Zamazema office, Amir bin Faisal Obaid, said that the initiative will provide Zamzam water to pilgrims. 

Zamzam water comes from the Zamzam well located in the Masjid Al-Haram in Makkah. It is believed in the Islamic faith that it is a miraculously generated source of water from God.
Saudi Arabia aims to provide the pilgrims with high quality and efficient services, a statement by the Al-Zamazema office said. 

The efforts are in line with the current developments taking place in the Kingdom under King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad, the statement added. 
Services will be provided to all pilgrims coming from outside the Kingdom.

The initiative will be carried out under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah.