Crown prince to attend G-20 summit in Argentina: Energy Minister

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will participate in a G20 summit in Argentina at the end of the month. (SPA)
Updated 24 November 2018

Crown prince to attend G-20 summit in Argentina: Energy Minister

  • The summit will take place in Buenos Aires on Nov. 30 to Dec. 1
  • Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping among attendees

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will participate in a G-20 summit in Argentina at the end of the month, Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said on Monday.
The crown prince will head to the G-20 summit as part of a foreign trip, Al-Arabiya quoted Al-Falih as saying in a press conference.
The summit will take place in Buenos Aires on Nov. 30 to Dec. 1.
Emmanuel Macron, Theresa May, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are among the summit’s participants.


First plane with aid from Saudi Arabia arrives in Lebanon

Updated 13 min 25 sec ago

First plane with aid from Saudi Arabia arrives in Lebanon

RIYADH: The first plane with aid from Saudi Arabia arrived in Lebanon on Friday for victims of Beirut’s port explosion, the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) said.

Two planes departed from King Khalid International Airport on Friday carrying more than 120 tons of medical supplies, tents, shelter kits and food for those affected by the blast. A specialized team from the center to follow up and supervise the distribution operations were also on board the planes.

The aid aims to help victims overcome the effects of the explosion, said Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, Advisor to the Royal Court and Supervisor General of KSrelief.

Al-Rabeeah stated that the directive of King Salman embodies the established humanitarian values of the Saudi leadership, stressing that this assistance highlights the pivotal role of Saudi Arabia in providing humanitarian assistance to all people in need around the world with complete impartiality.