Saudi Arabia appoints 172 investigators to prosecution office

King Salman. (SPA)
Updated 18 November 2019

Saudi Arabia appoints 172 investigators to prosecution office

  • Attorney General thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for their continuous support and direct supervision

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has issued a Royal Decree appointing 172 investigation lieutenants to the Saudi Public Prosecutor’s Office, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday. 
Attorney General Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah Al-Mua’jab praised the decree, highlighting that it was part of the continuous support provided by King Salman to the office, his constant and keen interest in its functions, and his endeavor for it to achieve even more successful results in line with Vision 2030.

He thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for their continuous support and direct supervision.


Fifth Jeddah International Book Fair opened by Makkah governor

Updated 7 min 47 sec ago

Fifth Jeddah International Book Fair opened by Makkah governor

JEDDAH: Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, the governor of Makkah, officially opened the fifth edition of the Jeddah International Book Fair on Wednesday.

The prince toured the event, at which 400 publishing houses from 40 countries are taking part, and honored three renowned figures from the local literature and media scenes: Dr. Hashem Abdo Hashem, the former editor in chief of Okaz newspaper; writer Abdel Fattah Abu Madian; and writer Meshaal bin Muhammad Al-Sudairy.

Prince Mishaal bin Majed, the governor of Jeddah and chairman of the exhibition’s Higher Committee, thanked Price Khalid for his support of the fair since it was founded. He also expressed his gratitude to King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for their great support.

He added that the success of the event is the result of the hard work of a number of organizations. In particular, he wished the Ministry of Culture continued success in organizing the fair as part of its efforts to develop culture in the Kingdom as one of the pillars of Saudi Vision 2030.

Other VIP guests and dignitaries at the inauguration of the fair included Prince Badr bin Sultan, the deputy governor of Makkah; Prince Saud bin Abdullah, adviser to the governor of Makkah; and Prince Khalid bin Mishaal, deputy governor of Jeddah.

The book fair continues at Land of Events in South Abhur until Dec. 21.