King Salman receives Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary-General

King Salman receives Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary-General
King Salman receives Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary-General Dr. Naif bin Falah Al-Hajraf in Riyadh on Monday. (SPA)
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Updated 11 February 2020

King Salman receives Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary-General

King Salman receives Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary-General
  • Al-Hajraf is the second Kuwaiti to assume the position since the formation of the GCC in 1981

RIYADH: The secretary-general of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Dr. Naif bin Falah Al-Hajraf, on Monday called on King Salman. The king congratulated Al-Hajraf over his appointment as the GCC secretary-general and wished him success.
Al-Hajraf thanked the king and expressed his resolve to enhance cooperation between GCC countries and to achieve the aspirations of the Gulf leaders.  During the meeting, they reviewed several issues related to the Gulf countries.
Al-Hajraf is the second Kuwaiti to assume the position since the formation of the GCC in 1981.
He is the former finance minister of Kuwait and he has also served as minister of education and higher education.

 


Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
Updated 19 min 52 sec ago

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.