Prayers pour in for King Salman on social media after medical tests

King Salman was admitted to King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh to undergo some tests due to cholecystitis, according to the royal court. (AFP)
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Updated 21 July 2020

Prayers pour in for King Salman on social media after medical tests

  • Saudis and non-Saudis took to Twitter to wish a speedy recovery to King Salman

RIYADH: Social media platforms were abuzz with the news about King Salman undergoing medical tests on Monday. The royal court said the king was admitted to King Faisal Special Hospital.
Saudis and non-Saudis took to Twitter to wish a speedy recovery to King Salman. Prayers poured in from different parts of the world and different hashtags began trending on Twitter.
Prince Sattam Al-Saud, Turki Al-Sheikh, Fayez Malki, Mustafa Agha, Ali Najm, and Abdulmajeed Abduallah are among other royalties and celebrities and media figures who tweeted about the news praying and wishing for King Salman.
Prince @sattam_al_saud tweeted: “May Allah save my king and father the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz.”
@fayez_malki tweeted: “I pray to Allah for your recovery.” Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan wrote on Twitter: “Heard with concern about the hospitalization of His Majesty King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. The government and people of Pakistan, and I myself, join our Saudi brethren in prayers for His Majesty’s swift recovery, good health, and long life. Ameen.”
@IKON1436 tweeted: “May Allah protect the Custodian of the Two Mosques and give him the energy to fight every disease.”
@djmjx tweeted: “Best wishes for a speedy recovery from Melbourne, Australia.”
@zahacktanvir tweeted: “We pray for the well-being and quick recovery of Saudi King Salman.”
@ColtAbles tweeted: “Prayers for a speedy recovery for the king.”


Prince Khalid says Saudi Arabia’s 90th national day renews pride 

Updated 29 min 32 sec ago

Prince Khalid says Saudi Arabia’s 90th national day renews pride 

Saudi Arabia’s Vice Minister of Defense, Prince Khalid bin Salman congratulated King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, and the people of the Kingdom on National Day. 
“(National Day) renews pride in our past,” the prince said on his official Twitter account on Wednesday, adding that it increased the nation’s ambition for its future.
“On National Day we recall the glories of the founding founder, King Abdulaziz - may God rest his soul - and the heroism of the faithful who sacrificed their lives for our homeland,” he said. 
Saudi Arabia marked its 90th National Day with an announcement from the General Entertainment Authority that the first concert will be held under the motto “mettle to the top,” and feature superstars Rashid Al-Majed and Aseel Abu Bakr in Green Halls in Dammam.
This year, Saudi Arabia marks its national day amid the coronavirus global pandemic.

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