King Salman hosts Algerian president in Riyadh

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King Salman receives Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune in Riyadh on Thursday Feb.27, 2019. (SPA)
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King Salman receives Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune in Riyadh on Thursday Feb.27, 2019. (Al-Ekhbariya)
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King Salman receives Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune in Riyadh on Thursday Feb.27, 2019. (Al-Ekhbariya)
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Various officials attended the meeting in Riyadh on Thursday Feb.27, 2019. (SPA)
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Various officials attended the meeting in Riyadh on Thursday Feb.27, 2019. (SPA)
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Updated 27 February 2020

King Salman hosts Algerian president in Riyadh

  • On Wednesday, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also met Tebboune

RIYADH: King Salman received Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune in Riyadh on Thursday. 

During a meeting, they discussed ways of strengthening relations between the two countries in various fields and reviewed the latest regional and international developments.

Later, the king hosted a luncheon in honor of Tebboune and his accompanying delegation.

On Wednesday, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also met Tebboune, who was in the Saudi capital for his first foreign visit since taking office in December.

After meeting with the king, the president left Riyadh for Madinah where he visited the Prophet's Mosque. He was seen off by Prince Abdul Aziz and a number of officials at King Khalid International Airport. 


First plane with aid from Saudi Arabia arrives in Lebanon

Updated 17 min 10 sec ago

First plane with aid from Saudi Arabia arrives in Lebanon

RIYADH: The first plane with aid from Saudi Arabia arrived in Lebanon on Friday for victims of Beirut’s port explosion, the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) said.

Two planes departed from King Khalid International Airport on Friday carrying more than 120 tons of medical supplies, tents, shelter kits and food for those affected by the blast. A specialized team from the center to follow up and supervise the distribution operations were also on board the planes.

The aid aims to help victims overcome the effects of the explosion, said Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, Advisor to the Royal Court and Supervisor General of KSrelief.

Al-Rabeeah stated that the directive of King Salman embodies the established humanitarian values of the Saudi leadership, stressing that this assistance highlights the pivotal role of Saudi Arabia in providing humanitarian assistance to all people in need around the world with complete impartiality.