Crown Prince congratulates Trump for US killing of Daesh leader Al-Baghdadi

On Sunday, Trump announced the Daesh leader’s death after US special forces swooped down a village in northwest Syria during an overnight raid. (File/AFP)
Updated 29 October 2019

Crown Prince congratulates Trump for US killing of Daesh leader Al-Baghdadi

  • President Trump said the productive cooperation between the US and Saudi Arabia was continuing with an aim to bring an end to terrorism

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman congratulated President Donald Trump in a phone call for the US’ success in killing Daesh leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday.

The operation marked a new era and a historical step in the war against terrorism, the Crown Prince added.

President Trump in return said the productive cooperation between the US and Saudi Arabia was continuing with an aim to bring an end to terrorism.

On Sunday, Trump announced the Daesh leader’s death after US special forces swooped down a village in northwest Syria during an overnight raid.


Saudi Arabia among top 10 in UN’s e-commerce index

Updated 09 December 2019

Saudi Arabia among top 10 in UN’s e-commerce index

  • The index ranked the Kingdom 49th in the global ranking

RIYADH: The UN e-commerce index ranked Saudi Arabia among the top 10 countries in the e-commerce sector. 

The index, issued by the UN Conference on Trade and Development, ranked the Kingdom 49th in the global ranking, rising three places in the general index.

The report indicated that the improvement achieved by the Kingdom came from two criteria: The proportion of Internet use — which has risen to 93 percent — and the rising postal reliability standard.

Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdullah bin Amer Al-Sawaha said that this achievement came as a result of unlimited support from the leadership.

He added that the ministry works with partners to develop the Kingdom’s digital capabilities to invest in the growth of future projects in order to achieve the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 reform plans.