Egypt’s El-Sisi wishes Saudi Arabia’s King Salman a speedy recovery

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Updated 22 July 2020

Egypt’s El-Sisi wishes Saudi Arabia’s King Salman a speedy recovery

  • King Salman received similar calls from the Jordanian and Bahraini kings

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received a phone call on Tuesday from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to inquire about his health.
El-Sisi said he hoped the king would have a speedy recovery.
King Salman received similar calls from Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, wishing him health and wellness.
The king thanked them for their calls and concern.


Saudi candidate through to next round of WTO race

Updated 18 September 2020

Saudi candidate through to next round of WTO race

  • Tuwaijri is among three women and one other man bidding to become the next director-general of the WTO
  • The other remaining candidates are from Kenya, Nigeria, South Korea, and the UK

Saudi Arabia’s candidate Mohammad Al-Tuwaijri advanced to the second round of the selection process, the Geneva-based World Trade Organization said on Friday.
Tuwaijri is among three women and one other man bidding to become the next director-general of the WTO. The remaining candidates are Kenyan minister Amina Mohamed, former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee and British ex-minister Liam Fox.