Hail governor reviews workers’ housing condition

Hail Gov. Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saad bin Abdul Aziz presiding over a virtual meeting of the region's officials on Friday. (SPA)
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Updated 23 May 2020

Hail governor reviews workers’ housing condition

HAIL: Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saad bin Abdul Aziz, governor of the northern region of Hail, on Friday chaired a virtual meeting of the main committee monitoring the conditions of workers’ housing.

The committee conducted a survey on 82 percent of workers’ housing in the region and improved conditions, he said, praising the cooperation of real estate owners and residents.
The meeting, which reviewed reports by relevant authorities, was part of efforts to improve the quality of workers’ housing and combat the spread of coronavirus.
The governor of Hail stressed the importance of applying statutory regulations in terms of the number of workers inside accommodation, and preventive health requirements.

 

 


Saudi king, crown prince congratulate president-elect of Burundi on victory

Updated 31 May 2020

Saudi king, crown prince congratulate president-elect of Burundi on victory

King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday congratulated Evariste Ndayishimiye on winning the presidential election in Burundi.

The king and crown prince wished Ndayishimiye success and the people of Burundi further progress and prosperity. 

Ndayishimiye, who was the ruling party’s candidate, was on Monday declared victorious after winning 68.72 percent of the vote.

Opposition leader Agathon Rwasa received 24.19 percent.

Ndayishimiye, 52, is a former army general and will replace President Pierre Nkurunziza.