Saudi Special Olympics body established ahead of Abu Dhabi games, Princess Reema named as chief

The General Sports Authority chairman and head of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee appointed Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan as the new federation’s chairwoman. (Screenshot)
Updated 03 March 2019

Saudi Special Olympics body established ahead of Abu Dhabi games, Princess Reema named as chief

RIYADH: A Saudi Special Olympics Federation has been set up after a decree from Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Press Agency announced on Saturday.
The General Sports Authority chairman and head of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee appointed Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan as the new federation’s chairwoman.
It comes as Saudi Arabian athletes get ready to participate in the Special Olympics World Games, which is being held in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi later this month.


KSA highlights support for Bosnia massacre victims

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Bin Farhan al Saud delivers a speech during the opening of the UN Human Rights Council's main annual session on February 24, 2020 in Geneva. (AFP)
Updated 13 July 2020

KSA highlights support for Bosnia massacre victims

  • The minister added that King Salman continued to support and stand by Bosnia and Herzegovina, further confirming the unique and friendly relations between the two countries

GENEVA: Saudi Arabia participated in the 25th anniversary memorial of the Srebrenica genocide that took place in July 1995.
Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah delivered the Kingdom’s speech via video conference.
He conveyed the greetings of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sefik Dzaferovic, and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and dignitaries who were participating in the event.
The minister affirmed that Saudi Arabia stood side by side with its brothers, the families of the victims of the massacre.
He said: “Our participation on behalf of Saudi Arabia, its leaders, government, and people, is a humanitarian and moral obligation that the Saudi leadership stands by every year.”
The minister added that King Salman continued to support and stand by Bosnia and Herzegovina, further confirming the unique and friendly relations between the two countries.