Madinah governor visits survivors of Al-Akhal bus crash

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman visiting the injured in hospital. (SPA)
Updated 18 October 2019

Madinah governor visits survivors of Al-Akhal bus crash

MADINAH: Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, the governor of Madinah, visited the city’s King Fahad Hospital on Thursday to check on the progress of four pilgrims who were injured in a bus crash that killed 35 people near Al-Akhal on Wednesday.

The prince, who was joined by his deputy, Prince Saud bin Khalid Al-Faisal, wished them a speedy recovery. He spoke medics about the patients’ conditions, and stressed the importance of following up on their care and referring them for specialized treatment if needed. Prince Faisal also ordered arrangements to be made to host the families of the injured people while they recover.

The dead and injured were foreign nationals traveling on a bus that collided with a “heavy vehicle” on Hijra highway.
 


KSA highlights support for Bosnia massacre victims

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Bin Farhan al Saud delivers a speech during the opening of the UN Human Rights Council's main annual session on February 24, 2020 in Geneva. (AFP)
Updated 13 July 2020

KSA highlights support for Bosnia massacre victims

  • The minister added that King Salman continued to support and stand by Bosnia and Herzegovina, further confirming the unique and friendly relations between the two countries

GENEVA: Saudi Arabia participated in the 25th anniversary memorial of the Srebrenica genocide that took place in July 1995.
Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah delivered the Kingdom’s speech via video conference.
He conveyed the greetings of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sefik Dzaferovic, and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and dignitaries who were participating in the event.
The minister affirmed that Saudi Arabia stood side by side with its brothers, the families of the victims of the massacre.
He said: “Our participation on behalf of Saudi Arabia, its leaders, government, and people, is a humanitarian and moral obligation that the Saudi leadership stands by every year.”
The minister added that King Salman continued to support and stand by Bosnia and Herzegovina, further confirming the unique and friendly relations between the two countries.