Saudi envoy opens new mosque in Pakistan

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The mosque has been constructed as part of charitable projects carried out by the Muslim World League (MWL) through the International Association for Relief, Care and Development (IARCD) in Pakistan. (SPA)
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The mosque has been constructed as part of charitable projects carried out by the Muslim World League (MWL) through the International Association for Relief, Care and Development (IARCD) in Pakistan. (SPA)
Updated 20 May 2019
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Saudi envoy opens new mosque in Pakistan

  • Al-Malki said the mosque represented a milestone in the friendship between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan and was a continuation of similar charity work carried out by Saudi Arabia

HARIPUR: Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Pakistan on Saturday opened a new mosque in the city of Haripur as a mark of the strong relations between the two countries.
The Kingdom’s envoy, Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki, inaugurated the King Abdul Aziz bin Abdulrahman Al-Saud Mosque, in Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, in the presence of local government officials.
Built to accommodate up to 500 worshippers, the mosque has been constructed as part of charitable projects carried out by the Muslim World League (MWL) through the International Association for Relief, Care and Development (IARCD) in Pakistan.
Al-Malki said the mosque represented a milestone in the friendship between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan and was a continuation of similar charity work carried out by the Kingdom.
In praising the MWL and its affiliated bodies for their contributions, the ambassador also thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for their special attention to humanitarian work and the service of Islam and Muslims.
University of Haripur president, Anwar Gilani, thanked Saudi Arabia for its leadership on the landmark mosque project which he said highlighted the friendship between the two countries.


Saudi Arabia joins International Maritime Security Construct

Updated 18 September 2019

Saudi Arabia joins International Maritime Security Construct

  • The aim of this international alliance is to protect merchant ships through providing safe navigation
  • The operation covers Strait of Hormuz, Bab al-Mandab, Sea of Oman and Arabian Gulf

RIYADH: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has joined the International Maritime Security Construct, a source from the Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday.
The US-led coalition, which includes Australia, Bahrain, and the UK, aims to protect commercial ships and provide safe navigation.
The International Maritime Security Construct area of operation covers Strait of Hormuz, Bab al-Mandab, Sea of Oman and Arabian Gulf.
The Kingdom’s move comes in support of regional and international efforts to deter and counter threats to maritime navigation and global trade, and ensure global energy security and the continued flow of energy supplies to the global economy.