Saudi Arabia, Cuba unified and firm against terror and extremism: Al-Jubeir

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Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir. (SPA)
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Houthis have targeted navel traffic on the Red Sea. (Reuters)
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Iranian-backed Houthi militia have fired missiles toward the Makkah. (Reuters)
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Houthi missiles are responsible for the deaths for civilians in Saudi Arabia. (Reuters)
Updated 03 April 2018

Saudi Arabia, Cuba unified and firm against terror and extremism: Al-Jubeir

  • Saudi foreign minister and the Cuban president discussed international developments during their meeting
  • Saudi Arabia and Cuba agreed on a number of issues, including a unified stance against terrorism

London: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir has met with Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana on Tuesday.
During his visit to the presidential residence, Jubeir extended the greetings of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The Saudi FM and Cuban president discussed ties between the two countries, as well as recent developments across the globe.

 

Also, in attendance at the meeting were the director general of the office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Musaed Al-Anqari and the Saudi Ambassador to Cuba, Faisal bin Musallat Al-Mandil.
Jubeir said they agreed on a number of issues including the “unified and firm stance against extremism and terrorism.”
Iranian-back Houthi militia are among the terrorist groups to have targeted the Kingdom. They have been responsible for missiles toward Makkah and the Saudi capital Riyadh.

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Houthi terror

Houthi militia, who are backed by Iran, have fired missiles indiscriminately toward Saudi Arabia, killing and injuring civilians.


Hi-tech warehouse opens in Saudi Arabia to serve health sector

Updated 24 September 2020

Hi-tech warehouse opens in Saudi Arabia to serve health sector

JEDDAH: The Public Investment Fund’s National Unified Procurement Co. (NUPCO) has opened a new automated warehouse in King Abdullah Economic City that provides comprehensive distribution and storage for the state health sector.
This is part of NUPCO’s efforts to support the health sector and provide smart supply chains and high-quality logistical services in a partnership agreement with a pioneering private company.
The warehouse is one of NUPCO’s largest warehouses in the Kingdom, with an area covering 300,000 square meters. It is fully automated, with the latest technologies and advanced logistical services.
Fahd bin Mohammed Al-Shebel, the CEO of NUPCO, said that the warehouse represented the strategic partnership between NUPCO and private sector companies for public health facilities at its best.
It will provide advanced medical services and contribute to the health of the Saudi community.
He noted that after the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic NUPCO equipped the warehouse in record time to increase the level of support for health facilities.