King Salman arrives in Riyadh from Jeddah

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King Salman is received in Riyadh on Oct. 2, 2019. (SPA)
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King Salman is received in Riyadh on Oct. 2, 2019. (SPA)
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King Salman is received in Riyadh on Oct. 2, 2019. (SPA)
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King Salman is received in Riyadh on Oct. 2, 2019. (SPA)
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King Salman is received in Riyadh on Oct. 2, 2019. (SPA)
Updated 03 October 2019

King Salman arrives in Riyadh from Jeddah

  • Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal was among those who saw the king off

RIYADH: King Salman arrived in Riyadh from Jeddah on Wednesday, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. 

Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal was among those who saw the king off, and he was received by royal advisors and officials including Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz.


Thousands of Riyadh school students to receive flu jabs

Updated 16 min 19 sec ago

Thousands of Riyadh school students to receive flu jabs

  • Director of School Health Affairs, Dr. Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Hajjri, said that the campaign aimed to prevent seasonal flu, which spread easily at this time of year

RIYADH: Students in Riyadh’s 4,700 schools will be vaccinated against seasonal flu as part of a campaign by the Department of School Health Affairs and the Department of Human Resources.
The vaccination program was launched on Sunday by Hamad bin Nasser Al-Wahaibi, director-general of the Riyadh Education Department.
Director of School Health Affairs, Dr. Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Hajjri, said that the campaign aimed to prevent seasonal flu, which spread easily at this time of year.
The flu virus can be transmitted in the air or by touching contaminated surfaces. The infection period ranges from one day before the onset of symptoms to up to seven days afterwards, but can continue for a longer in children and adults with immune deficiency, he said.