King Salman receives Sudan president and PM during their Gulf tour

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Saudi Arabia's King Salman received the president of the Sudanese sovereignty council as well as the country's prime minister on their first joint foreign visit on Sunday. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman received the president of the Sudanese sovereignty council as well as the country's prime minister on their first joint foreign visit on Sunday. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman received the president of the Sudanese sovereignty council as well as the country's prime minister on their first joint foreign visit on Sunday. (SPA)
Updated 07 October 2019

King Salman receives Sudan president and PM during their Gulf tour

  • Al-Burhan thanked King Salman for the Kingdom's supportive stance with regard to Sudan
  • Al-Burhan and Hamdouk visiting Saudi Arabia as part of a Gulf tour

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's King Salman received the president of the Sudanese sovereignty council as well as the country's prime minister on their first joint foreign visit on Sunday.

The king held formal talks with Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan and Abdalla Hamdok and wished Sudan continued stability and prosperity, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

Al-Burhan thanked King Salman for the Kingdom's supportive stance with regard to Sudan. 

During discussions, King Salman and the Sudanese delegation reviewed relations between the two countries, and ways of enhancing and developing bilateral cooperation in various fields.

Al-Burhan and Hamdouk were visiting Saudi Arabia as part of a Gulf tour that will also include a visit to the UAE.


Saudi Arabia repatriation flights from US cities, Beirut bring home nationals

Updated 05 June 2020

Saudi Arabia repatriation flights from US cities, Beirut bring home nationals

  • Flights from Washington and Houston arrived at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh

DUBAI: Four more repatriation flights arrived in Saudi Arabia as part of the Kingdom’s efforts to bring back stranded citizens from coronavirus hotspots, state news agency SPA reported.
Flights from Washington and Houston arrived at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh while another two landed in King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, bringing Saudi nationals from New York and Beirut.
All precautionary measures to contain the coronavirus spread were taken to ensure the safety of passengers, who would also be in isolation for 14 days.