Saudi king, crown prince attend funeral of Prince Talal

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The funeral of Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz was held in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The funeral of Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz was held in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The funeral of Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz was held in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The funeral of Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz was held in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The funeral of Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz was held in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The funeral of Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz was held in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The funeral of Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz was held in Riyadh. (SPA)
Updated 24 December 2018
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Saudi king, crown prince attend funeral of Prince Talal

  • Prince Talal bin Abdul Aziz passed away on Saturday

JEDDAH: King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday attended the funeral of Prince Talal bin Abdul Aziz at the Imam Turki Grand Mosque in Riyadh. Senior princes and top officials were also present.

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan arrived in Riyadh on Monday to offer his country's condolences.
At King Khalid International Airport, he was received by Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan Al-Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to the Kingdom, and a representative of the Royal Protocol.

Prince Talal bin Abdul Aziz passed away on Saturday. Prince Talal, the brother of King Salman and father of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, served as minister of communications and minister of finance and national economy in the 1950s and 60s, and held various other positions.

A philanthropist, Prince Talal offered education scholarships to Saudi students. Born in 1931, the prince headed the Arab Gulf Fund for Development, a UN body that promotes education and health in developing countries.


King Salman receives outgoing Brazilian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

King Salman receives outgoing Brazilian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Flavio Marega in Riyadh on Wednesday. SPA
Updated 24 January 2019
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King Salman receives outgoing Brazilian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

  • The reception at the Yamamah Palace in Riyadh was attended by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir

King Salman received on Wednesday outgoing Brazilian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Flavio Marega. 

The ambassador paid farewell to the king on the occasion of the end of his term as an ambassador of his country to the Kingdom.

The reception at the Yamamah Palace in Riyadh was attended by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir.

Later, King Salman received senior officials of the Ministry of Commerce and Investment, presidents of chambers of commerce, and a number of businessmen.

During the reception, the king stressed the important role of the private sector in achieving development goals in the Kingdom and raising the level of provided services.

The audience was attended by Minister of Commerce and Investment Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qassabi and Governor of Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization Saad bin Othman Al-Qasabi.