Guinea’s president leaves Saudi Arabia

Guinea’s President Alpha Conde left Jeddah on Friday after his four-day official tour to the Kingdom. (SPA)
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Updated 14 February 2020

Guinea’s president leaves Saudi Arabia

  • Conde thanked King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and KSRelief for providing aid to his country

JEDDAH: Guinea’s President Alpha Conde, who arrived in Riyadh on Tuesday, left Jeddah on Friday after his four-day official tour.
At King Abdul Aziz International Airport, Conde was seen off by Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Majed and a number of officials.
During his stay, Conde held talks with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh.
In separate meetings, they reviewed areas of cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Guinea, and ways to develop and strengthen them.
During his stay in Riyadh, Conde met Dr. Bandar Hajjar, president of the Islamic Development Bank, and Dr. Khalid Al-Khudairy, vice president and managing director of the Saudi Fund for Development. They discussed issues of common interest.
Conde also visited the headquarters of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) in Riyadh.
The president met Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, supervisor general of KSRelief, and discussed issues pertaining to a mechanism for delivering assistance to the needy in Guinea.
Conde thanked King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and KSRelief for providing aid to his country.
Later, the president arrived in Jeddah and met a number of Saudi officials. He also performed Umrah.


Saudi Arabia announces 22 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 33 min 34 sec ago

Saudi Arabia announces 22 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom so far has reached 87,142
  • A total of 525 people have died from COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 22 new deaths from COVID-19 and 1,881 new cases of the disease on Monday. 
Of the new cases, 688 were recorded in Riyadh, 293 in Jeddah , and 290 in Dammam. 
The total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom so far has reached 87,142. 
The health ministry also announced that 1,864 more patients had recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the total number of people who have recovered in the Kingdom to 64,306.
A total of 525 people have died from COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia.