Saudi Royal Family News

Headlines 20th February

Mohammed bin Salman visits Mecca holy site

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited the Grand Mosque in Mecca today, where he met with ministers to discuss expanding the current capacity and facilities for pilgrims. During his visit the Crown Prince prayed and […]

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King Salman reduces business fees on foreign workers

King Salman has approved a new plan to reduce the fees businesses pay on their foreign workers, in order to incentivize business and boost both economic growth and employment in the Kingdom. This will involve […]

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Adel Al-Jubeir attends meeting of Global Coalition against terrorist organizations

Minister of State of Foreign Affairs, Adel Al-Jubeir, attended a ministerial meeting in Washington of the member states of the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS, on behalf of Saudi Arabia. Delegates from the member states […]

Mohammed bin Salman meets with Kuwaiti emir in Riyadh

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with the Kuwaiti minister Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah today in Riyadh, who delivered a message from the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The Crown Prince and the […]

Saudi Royal Family to spend $27 Billion on industrial development

The Saudi Royal Family will spend in excess of $27 billion in 2019 and 2020 as a key part of its industrial development programme, Aabed Abdullah Al-Saadoun, Deputy Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources […]

Governor of Mecca launches key pilgrimage initiatives

The renowned Governor of Mecca, Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, opened the “Mecca Cultural Forum” on Sunday, where he focused on improving the pilgrimage experience for those Muslims carrying out Hajj and Umrah. The forum was named […]

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Head of UAE Federal National Council praises Saudi security

Amal Al-Qubaisi, Chairperson of the UAE Federal National Council has praised Saudi Arabia’s efforts in improving security and development in the region. Al-Qubaisi met with members of the Saudi Shoura Council during their visit to […]

US Secretary of State cuts tour short to attend family funeral after talks with King Salman

Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, will end his Middle East visit and return to the US to attend a family member’s funeral: “Secretary Pompeo will return to the United States after his meetings in […]

King Salman launches new initiative to empower small income groups

King Salman launched the Sustainable Rural Agricultural Development Program on Wednesday, which targets several business sectors, during at a ceremony at Al-Yamamah Palace, Riyadh. The King highlighting the features of the new Program and its […]

Hail’s Deputy Governor Prince Faisal attends Janadriyah Festival

Prominent member of the Saudi Royal Family and Deputy Governor of Hail, Prince Faisal bin Fahd bin Muqrin, visited the “House of Hail” at the Janadriyah Festival that displays the region’s rich heritage and culture. […]