Saudi Shoura delegation participates in Inter-Parliamentary Union meetings in Serbia

Al-Asheikh reaffirmed the keenness of Saudi Arabia to take part in the parliamentary forums, which reflects the Kingdom’s position and its important role in achieving security, peace and stability.
Updated 19 October 2019

Saudi Shoura delegation participates in Inter-Parliamentary Union meetings in Serbia

  • The IPU pledged to support regional cooperation that would help to improve the international legal system and allow for the full implementation of its common obligations

BELGRADE: The 141st General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) concluded its work with the participation of the Saudi Shoura Council delegation headed by Dr. Abdullah Al-Asheikh in Belgrade, Serbia.
The IPU affirmed its commitment to peace, stressing that international law is the basis for an international order based on solidarity and cooperation.
The IPU pledged to support regional cooperation that would help to improve the international legal system and allow for the full implementation of its common obligations.
Al-Asheikh reaffirmed the keenness of Saudi Arabia to take part in the parliamentary forums, which reflects the Kingdom’s position and its important role in achieving security, peace and stability, in both the region and the world. 


Saudi Arabia records increase in COVID-19 deaths, drop in new cases

Updated 30 October 2020

Saudi Arabia records increase in COVID-19 deaths, drop in new cases

  • 56,255 new tests were conducted across Saudi Arabia over the past 24 hours
  • A total of 5,383 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 20 deaths from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and 398 new infections on Friday.

The new cases bring the number of total infections in the Kingdom to 346,880.

Of the new cases, 53 were recorded in Riyadh, 48 in Madinah, 38 in Yanbu, 37 in Jeddah and 32 in Makkah.

The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 333,409 after 404 more patients recovered from the virus.

A total of 5,383 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.

Meanwhile, 56,255 new tests were conducted across Saudi Arabia over the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health.