Saudi Arabia’s crown prince receives China’s defense minister

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
Updated 28 April 2019

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince receives China’s defense minister

  • Discussed relations, particularly in military and defense fields
  • Also spoke about developments in the Middle East

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister General Wei Fenghe on Tuesday at his office in Riyadh's Al-Maathar district

During the meeting, the two discussed relations between their nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities between the two.

They also discussed the latest developments in the Middle East region and the efforts by both coutnries made exerted toward them.

 


Saudi’s Qassim prepares over 200 mosques for Friday prayers

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Saudi’s Qassim prepares over 200 mosques for Friday prayers

  • Volunteers will help worshipers disperse between mosques
  • The first call to prayer will be announced 20 minutes earlier

DUBAI: Islamic authority in Qassim region have approved 205 mosques to perform Friday prayers according to new regulations, state news agency SPA reported.

The first call to prayer will be announced 20 minutes earlier, and khutbas – religious address delivered by the imam – to last at maximum for 15 minutes.

Also, volunteers will help worshipers disperse between mosques.

Mosques across the Kingdom, except for those in Makkah, have opened their doors to worshippers on Sunday, May 31, as coronavirus restrictions ease.

Last week, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Islamic Affairs Sheikh Abdullatif Al-Sheikh called on Muslims to respect ongoing safety measures inside mosques, such as bringing their own prayer mats, wearing masks and washing hands prior to entering the vicinities.

Al-Asheikh said preventative measures will remain in place to ensure a safe return of worshipers to mosques for Friday prayers from May 31 until June 20.