Saudi envoy to UN: Suspending prayers during Ramadan ‘painful’ decision

Saudi envoy to UN: Suspending prayers during Ramadan ‘painful’ decision
Abdallah Al-Mouallimi. (SPA)
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Updated 16 May 2020

Saudi envoy to UN: Suspending prayers during Ramadan ‘painful’ decision

Saudi envoy to UN: Suspending prayers during Ramadan ‘painful’ decision
  • Saudi Arabia’s decision confirmed that Islam bolstered life and put human health above all other considerations

NEW YORK: Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN told a high-level meeting on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, that the Kingdom’s decision to suspend prayers in the Two Holy Mosques during Ramadan had been “painful.”
Speaking at the virtual gathering organized by the permanent delegation of Morocco to the UN, Abdallah Al-Mouallimi said that the Kingdom’s decision confirmed that Islam bolstered life and put human health above all other considerations.


Saudi crown prince receives phone call from France’s President Macron

Saudi crown prince receives phone call from France’s President Macron
Updated 16 January 2021

Saudi crown prince receives phone call from France’s President Macron

Saudi crown prince receives phone call from France’s President Macron

LONDON: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call from French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday.

The crown prince and president reviewed relations between the Kingdom and France and opportunities for joint cooperation during the call.

Regional and international developments, as well as a number of issues of common interest, were also discussed.