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During talks with administrators, Prince Khalid was told about the center’s programs, booklets, publications and symposiums and Al-Dubayan thanked the envoy for his visit and support. (SPA)
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Updated 26 February 2020

Saudi envoy to UK visits London mosque

  • The London Central Mosque is a key place of worship for Muslims in London, regularly attracting large number of visitors and worshipers

LONDON: The Saudi ambassador to the UK on Monday visited a London mosque where a prayer leader was last week attacked and injured.
Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan checked on the condition of the wounded muezzin and discussed security measures during a meeting with officials at London Central Mosque and the Islamic Cultural Center.
Dr. Ahmed Al-Dubayan, director general of the Islamic Cultural Center, gave the prince a detailed explanation of the attack and also highlighted the center’s role in the service of Islam and Muslims in the UK in religious, social, cultural and educational fields.
He also pointed out to the envoy the center’s efforts to strengthen ties between Muslims and other communities, its contribution to charitable work, and its cooperation with institutions of the UK civil society.  
During talks with administrators, Prince Khalid was told about the center’s programs, booklets, publications and symposiums and Al-Dubayan thanked the envoy for his visit and support.
The London Central Mosque is a key place of worship for Muslims in London, regularly attracting large number of visitors and worshipers. 


Saudi anti-graft agency probes 105 corruption cases in different sectors

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Saudi anti-graft agency probes 105 corruption cases in different sectors

  • A Nazaha official said the Kingdom will continue to pursue cases of misappropriation of public money
  • The cases involved fraud, bribery, and financial and professional corruption

RIYADH: The Saudi Control and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) has initiated 105 corruption cases in the health, interior, power, and education sectors.
The cases involved fraud, bribery, and financial and professional corruption.
A Nazaha official said the Kingdom will continue to pursue cases of misappropriation of public money and harming state interests.
One of the cases involves the arrest of three employees working at the Saudi Electricity Co. for receiving a bribe amounting to €535,000 ($604,570) from a French company and opening bank accounts in another country (at the request of the company) for money laundering. Another case is the arrest of a university faculty member for asking for a bribe amounting to SR80,000 ($21,328) from a number of companies working on different projects at the university.
The authority also arrested a doctor at the Ministry of Health for violating the regulations at a quarantine facility.
A brigadier general was arrested for using his official vehicle to facilitate the passage of another private vehicle through security points during the curfew period.