Saudi Arabia supports peaceful transition in Sudan, King Salman announces aid package

Saudi Arabia's King Salman. (SPA file photo)
Updated 15 April 2019
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Saudi Arabia supports peaceful transition in Sudan, King Salman announces aid package

  • Saudi Arabia called on the “brotherly Sudanese people” to give priority to the national interest
  • King Salman issued directives to the concerned authorities in the Kingdom to provide a package of humanitarian aid
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has expressed its support for the Sudanese people and the measures taken by the transitional military council following a statement issued on Saturday by its leader.
According to Saudi Press Agency, the Kingdom said it backed the steps announced by the transitional council in preserving the lives and property of the Sudanese population and hoped that this could be achieved will achieved.
Saudi Arabia calls on the “brotherly Sudanese people” to give priority to the national interest to achieve their aspirations and hopes for development and prosperity.
Also on Saturday, King Salman issued directives to the concerned authorities in the Kingdom to provide a package of humanitarian aid, including petroleum products, wheat and medicines to the Sudanese people.


Saudi deputy defense minister arrives in Russia for official visit

Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz. (SPA)
Updated 24 April 2019
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Saudi deputy defense minister arrives in Russia for official visit

  • Prince Khalid was welcomed by Saudi Ambassador to Russia Dr. Raed Qurmali and other high ranking officials

MOSCOW: A delegation led by Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi deputy minister of defense, has arrived in Russia for an official visit, during which the members will take part in the eighth Moscow Conference on International Security and hold a number of meetings.

Prince Khalid was welcomed by Saudi Ambassador to Russia Dr. Raed Qurmali, military adviser Maj. Gen. Talal Al-Otaibi and Military Attache Gen. Mohammad Al-Mutairi, along with the deputy chief of staff of the Russian defense ministry and other civilian and military officials.