Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mutaib bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud dies

Saudi Arabia's Prince Mutaib bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud has died. (Supplied)
Updated 03 December 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mutaib bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud dies

  • He was previously Governor of Makkah Province between 1958 and 1961
  • Funeral will be held at the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Tuesday

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's Prince Mutaib bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud has died, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Monday, citing a statement from the Royal Court.

Prince Mutaib was a senior member of the royal family, who was born in Riyadh in 1931, and a brother of King Salman.

He was previously Governor of Makkah Province between 1958 and 1961 and after that held various other administrative positions.

Prince Mutaib was made Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs In 1980, a post he held until 2009.

The SPA report said his funeral will be held at the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Tuesday.


Saudi Arabia announces 15 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 25 October 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 15 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 331,330
  • A total of 5,296 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 15 deaths from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and 323 new infections on Sunday.
Of the new cases, 62 were recorded in Madinah, 41 in Riyadh, 29 in Yanbu, 24 in Makkah, 9 in Jeddah and 6 in Dammam.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 331,330 after 335 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 5,296 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.