2007 News Story

King Abdullah returns to Riyadh after inspection tour of the northern provinces

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz concluded his inspection tour of Arar, Al-Jouf and Tabuk Provinces today. King Abdullah launched major development projects in each province, including universities, healthcare and infrastructure projects, exemplifying the Kingdom’s policy of balanced growth throughout the country.

Before departing Tabuk, King Abdullah – who also serves as Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces – oversaw a military parade of the Northwestern Command. In remarks upon the occasion, the King praised the performance of the armed forces and remembered those who lost their lives combating terrorism.