Diplomats visit Diriyah’s Turaif quarter

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Members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Saudi Arabia, as well as their families, on Saturday visited the historical Turaif quarter of Diriyah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (SPA)
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Members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Saudi Arabia, as well as their families, on Saturday visited the historical Turaif quarter of Diriyah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (SPA)
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Members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Saudi Arabia, as well as their families, on Saturday visited the historical Turaif quarter of Diriyah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (SPA)
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Updated 02 February 2020

Diplomats visit Diriyah’s Turaif quarter

Diplomats visit Diriyah’s Turaif quarter
  • Visitors were briefed on the unique and distinctive architecture

RIYADH: Members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Saudi Arabia, as well as their families, on Saturday visited the historical Turaif quarter of Diriyah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

During the tour, which was organized by the Foreign Ministry, participants were told about ancient buildings including palaces, museums, the Grand Mosque of Al-Tarif and houses.

Visitors were briefed on the unique and distinctive architecture of the ancient buildings that reflects various historical eras of the Saudi state.


Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
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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.