King Salman arrives in Makkah for last ten days of Ramadan

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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
Updated 26 May 2019

King Salman arrives in Makkah for last ten days of Ramadan

  • On his arrival in Makkah, King Salman was received by the governor of the region Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and other officials
  • The king will chair the 14th session of the OIC’s Islamic Summit in Makkah on May 31

RIYADH: King Salman arrived in Makkah on Saturday where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. 

On his arrival in the city, King Salman was received by the governor of the region Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and other officials including Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, the chief of the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques.

The king will spend the last ten days of Ramadan, seen as the most virtuous and blessed days of the holy month, in Makkah to be near the Grand Mosque.  

Saudi Arabia will host the 14th session of the OIC’s Islamic Summit in Makkah on May 31, chaired by King Salman.

The summit, according to SPA, is titled “Makkah Summit: Together for the Future” and aims to develop a unified stance on events in the Islamic world.

 

 

 


First plane with aid from Saudi Arabia arrives in Lebanon

Updated 07 August 2020

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.