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Madinah conference center to be named after King Salman
Government | Monday 6 July, 2015 4:24 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has approved naming the project of International Center for Conference being built by the Ministry of Finance in Madinah as King Salman International Center for Conferences, the SPA reported. This was announced by Finance Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf...
King’s gesture ‘highlights his care for citizens, Madinah visitors’
Government | Sunday 5 July, 2015 4:52 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has once again confirmed his commitment to the development of the Prophet’s city by approving the Darb Al-Sunnah Project, Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman has said. Prince Faisal, who is also the president of the Madinah Development...
105 pilgrims rescued
Government | Saturday 4 July, 2015 4:21 am
The Civil Defense has rescued 105 pilgrims trapped in vehicles and buildings for various reasons since the start of Ramadan.  During the first 10 days of the month, it also had to deal with 255 complaints, which included 150 accidents due to fires in apartments and commercial...
King Salman opens mega airport in Madinah
Government | Saturday 4 July, 2015 4:19 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman opened the new Prince Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz International Airport in Madinah on Thursday night. He was met at the airport by Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman and Suleiman bin Abdullah Al-Hamdan, head of the General Authority for Civil Aviation...
Improving road safety
Government | Friday 3 July, 2015 6:01 am
Despite efforts to curtail the number of accidents and traffic-related injuries including the introduction of the Saher traffic monitoring system, the Kingdom’s roads remain a dangerous place where it is a common sight to see drivers flouting rules. Reckless driving behavior and a complete...
King Salman distributes Naif awards
Government | Friday 3 July, 2015 4:59 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman late on Wednesday distributed various categories of Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Awards. The categories include: Prophetic Sunnah and Contemporary Islamic Studies, Appreciation and Memorization of Hadith.   The ceremony, organized by the general ...
King visits Quba Mosque
Government | Friday 3 July, 2015 3:55 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman prays inside the historic Quba Mosque in Madinah. The king was accompanied by Prince Muqrin, Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, head of the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques and Prince Sultan bin Salman, chief of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and...
Free Wi-Fi in Makkah Haram courtyard
Government | Wednesday 1 July, 2015 5:24 am
Pilgrims and visitors to the Grand Mosque in Makkah can take advantage of free Wi-Fi service in the courtyards of the mosque.  This is part of a series of technological services being introduced by the Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques for the benefit of the faithful,...
Governors told to improve services
Government | Wednesday 1 July, 2015 5:03 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman arrived in Madinah on Tuesday accompanied by several princes and senior officials for his first visit since ascending the throne.  He was met at the airport by Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman, princes, ministers, officials, and a group of...
King Salman is ‘Islamic Personality of the Year’
Government | Tuesday 30 June, 2015 5:26 am
 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has been awarded a top international prize for his contribution to the propagation of the Qur’an. He was named the “Islamic Personality of the Year” by the Holy Qur’an International Memorization Organization, an affiliate...
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