Prince Saud Al-Faisal laid to rest

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Updated 13 July 2015
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Prince Saud Al-Faisal laid to rest

RIYADH: As Prince Saud Al-Faisal was laid to rest in Makkah on Saturday, the profound diplomatic impact of his actions on Saudi foreign policy was recalled.
Secretary-General of King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue (KACND) Faisal Al-Muammar said Prince Saud's far-sighted vision characterized Saudi Arabia’s diplomacy under extremely complex circumstances.
Al-Muammar expressed this view while conveying his condolences to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and the Saudi people on the death of Prince Saud in Los Angeles on Thursday.
He said such policy has maintained Saudi Arabia’s values and principles which established its position in the world by promoting cooperation, fraternal values, effective coexistence and peace building.
It fights against terrorism and extremism. Saudi Arabia has been associated with a global presence closely rooted in his ideas, his personality and professionalism.
Saudi Arabia and the Arab and Islamic worlds have lost a great political figure, he said.
Al-Muammar said: “It was due to his wisdom that his strategic vision of events and variables at different stages of his leadership of Saudi foreign policy that had significant impact on the success of many initiatives led by the Kingdom in his 40 years of service.
“His record has been full of national achievements in global politics and gave the Kingdom a privileged position in the field of international relationships built on respect and appreciation.”


Tabuk military exhibition: Jump in, buckle up and take off

An aircraft cockpit fitted out with PlayStation DR technology will allow visitors to share the experience. (SPA)
Updated 16 February 2019
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Tabuk military exhibition: Jump in, buckle up and take off

  • The Royal Saudi Air Force is offering the activity as part of the third Armed Forces Exhibition for Diversification of Local Manufacturing, inaugurated on Thursday

JEDDAH: It is one of the most demanding skills in modern combat.
Now visitors to a military exhibition in Tabuk will get the chance to command a fighter plane and take part in a simulated air battle.
The Royal Saudi Air Force is offering the activity as part of the third Armed Forces Exhibition for Diversification of Local Manufacturing, inaugurated on Thursday.
An aircraft cockpit fitted out with PlayStation DR technology will allow visitors to share the experience of fighter pilots taking off and joining in supersonic aerial combat.