Saudi envoy to Sudan holds major meetings

Saudi Ambassador to Sudan Ali bin Hasan Jaafar received Charge d’Affaires of the Iraqi Embassy in Khartoum Counselor Salman Gadouri Jaber. (SPA)
Updated 07 December 2019

Saudi envoy to Sudan holds major meetings

  • They reviewed ways of enhancing relations between the two countries

KHARTOUM: Saudi Ambassador to Sudan Ali bin Hasan Jaafar received Charge d’Affaires of the Iraqi Embassy in Khartoum Counselor Salman Gadouri Jaber.

During the meeting, bilateral cooperation was discussed as well as issues of mutual concern.

The envoy also met with Commissioner-General of the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) Maj-Gen. Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Hamid.

The two discussed the efforts of UNHCR to facilitate the return of displaced people and arrangements for the reconstruction of land to support development and the integration of returnees.

Also on Thursday, Saudi Ambassador to Denmark Fahd bin Mayouf Al-Ruwaili met in Copenhagen with Chairman of the Foreign Policy Committee of the Danish Parliament Martin Lidegaard.

During the meeting, they reviewed ways of enhancing relations between the two countries and discussed issues of common interest.


Saudi railway wins international award for safety measures

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Saudi railway wins international award for safety measures

RIYADH:  The Saudi Railways Co. (SAR) won the International Safety Award for 2020 from the British Safety Council for the second time in a row for its exemplary management of health, safety and environmental risks.

CEO of SAR Dr. Bashar bin Khalid Al-Malik said that the company puts at the forefront of its strategic plans the application of the highest safety standards in operating the rail network in the Kingdom.

He said that SAR accords top priority to the culture of safety in the management, operation and maintenance of its trains by following international laws that have proven effective in ensuring safety in the work environment.

Al-Malik said: “We are proud that SAR wins such international awards, which reflect the efforts and decisions taken to apply and develop health and safety measures.”