King Salman arrives in Makkah for last 10 days of Ramadan

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King Salman arrives in Makkah for last 10 days of Ramadan. (SPA)
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King Salman arrives in Makkah for last 10 days of Ramadan. (SPA)
Updated 04 June 2018

King Salman arrives in Makkah for last 10 days of Ramadan

  • Saudi Arabia's King Salman has arrived in the holy city
  • King Salman was received in Makkah by Prince Khalid Al-Faisal Al-Saud

MAKKAH: King Salman arrived in Makkah on Monday evening from Jeddah to spend the last ten days of the holy month of Ramadan in the holy city.

King Salman was received in Makkah by Prince Khalid Al-Faisal Al-Saud, the governor of the Makkah region.

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Saudi air force chief leads Kingdom’s delegation to Dubai

Updated 18 min 42 sec ago

Saudi air force chief leads Kingdom’s delegation to Dubai

RIYADH: Maj. Gen. Turki bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, commander of the Royal Saudi Air Forces (RSAF), has led an armed forces delegation from the Kingdom to the 9th Dubai International Air Chiefs Conference, which kicked off on Nov. 16, and the Dubai Airshow 2019, which will run from Nov. 17-21.

The conference, held under the slogan “Building a more agile and adaptive fighting force: Balancing the high- and low-tech solutions,” was attended by 500 commanders and representatives of European, US, Asian and Arab air forces to discuss the future of the air defense system and explore the latest findings of the military fighter industry.

Conference sessions discussed adopting new air defense technologies, addressing future operational requirements of the air force, training in joint operations for fourth and fifth-generation fighters, transition to multiple air force operations, techniques for the future air combat strategy and fighter requirements for the future, and the future of sensor systems and the establishment of a multi-field command and control system architecture.

The conference was attended by the delegation accompanying Maj. Gen. Turki and military attaché at the Saudi Embassy in Abu Dhabi, Brig. Gen. Abdul Mohsen bin Fahd Al-Sudairi.