GACA lists those who can use VIP lounges

Updated 11 January 2016

GACA lists those who can use VIP lounges

JEDDAH: The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has defined seven categories of people who can use the VIP lounges, free of charge, at various airports in the Kingdom.

Well-informed sources were quoted as saying by a local newspaper on Sunday that the first category includes princes and their families, their wife or wives and in-laws.
The second includes princesses and their families, husbands, children, father and mother-in-law who are not royals and two other main beneficiaries.
The third category includes the family members of presidents of the GCC countries, husbands and wives who are not royals and their parents. The fourth category comprises ministers and top-ranking employees, members of the Supreme Judicial Council, members of the Council of Senior Scholars, members of the Supreme Court, presidents of Appeals Courts, heads of investigation and public prosecution bodies, officers of the rank of colonel, general and retirees in such ranks and their families, wives and children below 25 years of age, unmarried daughters regardless of their age and fathers and mothers with two of the main beneficiaries.
The fifth category defined by GACA includes the imams of the Grand Mosque, working members of the Shoura Council and their families.
Employees in the 15th rank in government, officers of the ranks of brigadier and heads of the diplomatic mission and ambassadors in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the 15th rank with their families can also use the VIP lounges.
Ambassadors serving in the Kingdom, their representatives and consular, military attaché serving in the Kingdom have also been included in the category of those who can use the VIP lounges on the condition that GACA receives a recommendation letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to that effect.


King Salman to deliver annual policy speech at Saudi Shoura

Al-Asheikh reviewed the Shoura Council’s accomplishments during the third year of the seventh session. (SPA)
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King Salman to deliver annual policy speech at Saudi Shoura

  • Dr. Abdullah Al-Asheikh reviewed the Shoura Council’s accomplishments during the third year of the seventh session

RIYADH: King Salman on Wednesday will deliver his annual speech to the Shoura Council, which sheds light on the Kingdom’s national and foreign policies, at the opening of the fourth year of the council’s seventh session.
In a press statement, Speaker of the Saudi Shoura Council Dr. Abdullah Al-Asheikh said the Shoura Council receives the support of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, empowering it to take part in the development of the Kingdom in line with Vision 2030, where the council seeks to implement the vision’s programs according to its main two functions: Regulatory and legislative.
Al-Asheikh reviewed the Shoura Council’s accomplishments during the third year of the seventh session. He said: “Thanks to the support of the wise leadership and the council’s cooperation with the Cabinet, ministries and governmental bodies, the council was able to achieve significant accomplishments, where it held 65 sessions and issued 262 decisions that were referred to King Salman, to serve our dear country and guarantee welfare and prosperity for our people.”