Prince Faisal bin Abdulaziz appointed as Riyadh mayor by royal decree

Prince Faisal bin Abdulaziz appointed as Riyadh mayor by royal decree
Prince Faisal bin Abdulaziz bin Mohammed bin Ayyaf Al-Miqrin was appointed mayor of Riyadh by royal decree on Tuesday. (Supplied)
Updated 27 November 2019

Prince Faisal bin Abdulaziz appointed as Riyadh mayor by royal decree

Prince Faisal bin Abdulaziz appointed as Riyadh mayor by royal decree
  • Replaces Tareq bin Abdulaziz Al-Faris
  • Decree assigned authorities to carry out the order

RIYADH: Prince Faisal bin Abdulaziz bin Mohammed bin Ayyaf Al-Miqrin was appointed mayor of Riyadh by royal decree on Tuesday.
King Salman relieved Tareq bin Abdulaziz Al-Faris of his post as mayor and appointed Prince Faisal in his place.
The royal decree assigned authorities to carry out the order and execute it with immediate effect.


Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
Updated 19 January 2021

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
  • At least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced

RIYADH: The Saudi King and Crown Prince have offered their condolences to President Joko Widodo of Indonesia after an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Sulawesi island on Friday, state news agency SPA reported.

According to the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) at least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced.

King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offered their sympathy to the families of those killed and wished a speedy recovery for the injured.