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 02 July 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 Turki Al-Faisal, Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz and a number of princes were also present.
On Monday, King Salman issued a royal decree promoting and appointing 179 judges at the Justice Ministry at various levels.


Kingdom, Senegal in deal to boost air transport services

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Kingdom, Senegal in deal to boost air transport services

RIYADH: The governments of Saudi Arabia and Senegal, represented by Abdelhadi bin Ahmed Al-Mansouri, head of the Saudi General Authority for Civil Aviation and Alioune Sarr, Senegalese minister of tourism and air transport, have signed an agreement to boost cooperation in air transportation services. 
The signing took place as Al-Mansouri received Sarr in Jeddah, where they discussed issues of common interest and means of boosting cooperation between the two countries.
The agreement has many regulatory provisions guaranteeing, among other things, air safety and aviation security.
This reflects the efforts exerted by the Saudi government to improve and develop the Kingdom’s air transportation sector, and its commitments to providing facilities to pilgrims visiting the country.