Riyadh congratulates Erdogan on success of Turkish referendum

King Salman. (SPA)
Updated 18 April 2017

Riyadh congratulates Erdogan on success of Turkish referendum

JEDDAH: King Salman on Monday made a phone call to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, congratulating him and the people of Turkey on the successful conduct of a referendum on amendments to the Turkish constitution.
The king expressed hope that the new amendment would bring Turkey more stability and boost its development. He reiterated the Kingdom’s keenness for more cooperation with Turkey. Earlier, in Riyadh, the Cabinet also congratulated Erdogan.
The Cabinet condemned the suicide bombings that targeted refugees in two Syrian villages and similar bombings in Mogadishu.
The Cabinet stressed the strength of the Saudi economy as the Ministry of Finance has received strong demand from investors for the first international issuance under the sukuk program. 


Egypt’s King Salman International University to be completed in 2020

Construction of the university started in July 2017. (King Salman International University)
Updated 15 December 2019

Egypt’s King Salman International University to be completed in 2020

  • President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inspected the university progress and was briefed on the facilities of the university branch

DUBAI: Construction of King Salman International University in Sharm Al-Sheikh is in progress and scheduled for completion in March 2020, Egypt’s local press reported on Saturday.

Construction of the university started in July 2017, which when built will house 10 colleges including tourism, languages, architecture, arts and design.

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inspected the university progress and was briefed on the facilities of the university branch.

The King Salman University currently has three campuses in the South Sinai province: at El-Tor, Sharm El-Sheikh and Ras Sidr.