Saudi Shoura Council speaker chairs session meeting remotely

Saudi Shoura Council Speaker Dr. Abdullah Al-Asheikh chairs an online session of the council in Riyadh on Monday. (SPA)
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Updated 06 April 2020

Saudi Shoura Council speaker chairs session meeting remotely

  • The council discussed the report of its finance committee regarding the draft of the accounting and auditing profession system

RIYADH: On the request of King Salman, Saudi Shoura Council Speaker Dr. Abdullah Al-Asheikh convened a session of the council online on Monday in Riyadh.
King Salman had asked the council to continue its work in the service of the country and the citizens. The decision to convene an online session was taken as a precaution in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.
 Al-Asheikh lauded the efforts of all civic agencies in responding to the viral outbreak. The council approved amendments to the commercial mortgage system and some articles of the mental health care system.
A Shoura Council committee also called on the Media Ministry to forge partnerships with relevant culture, tourism, entertainment, and sports bodies to improve media content and increase the financial resources of all parties.
The council also discussed the report of its finance committee regarding the draft of the accounting and auditing profession system. The proposed system aims to improve the performance of those associated with the accounting and auditing professions in the Kingdom.


KSRelief implements $620m of health projects in Yemen

Updated 01 June 2020

KSRelief implements $620m of health projects in Yemen

  • The projects provided assistance and relief to Yemenis in different governorates

DUBAI: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center has implemented 211 health projects in Yemen since 2018, state news agency SPA reported.

The projects provided assistance and relief to Yemenis in different governorates, especially areas hit by the impact of the ongoing conflict with Iran-backed Houthi militia.

KSRelief’s initiatives in Yemen have cost more than $620 million, according to the report.