HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met in Riyadh with United States Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin. During the meeting, they stressed the importance of the Saudi-US strategic partnership and the future role of this partnership in accordance with the Kingdom's Vision 2030. The bilateral relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States of America were also reviewed on both the trade and investment sides and the opportunities for their development.
Today, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, issued a Royal Order relieving the Deputy Chief of General Intelligence in the General Intelligence Presidency from his position, along with several other intelligence officers, including: Assistant Chief of General Intelligence for Intelligence Affairs, Assistant Chief of General Intelligence for Human Resources, and Director of the General Directorate of Security and Protection. Additionally, a Senior Advisor in the Royal Court has also been relieved of his position effective immediately.
An official source stated the following: the case of the disappearance of the Saudi citizen, Jamal Khashoggi, drew the attention of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the highest levels, and due to the circumstances surrounding his disappearance, the Kingdom took the necessary procedures to clarify the truth and began by dispatching a security team to Turkey on October 6, 2018 to investigate and cooperate with Turkish counterparts.
Based on what has been submitted by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince and President of the Council of Political and Security Affairs, to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, on the urgent need to restructure the General Intelligence Presidency, and overhaul its rules and regulations, as well as, to determine its authorities and assess its procedures and powers within its administrative and ordered organizational sequence to ensure the proper functioning of its work and the determination of r
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Public Prosecutor stated the following: preliminary investigations carried out by the Public Prosecution Office into the disappearance of citizen Jamal Khashoggi revealed that the discussions that took place between him and the persons with whom he met him during his visit to the Kingdom's Consulate in Istanbul led quarrels and an altercation, which tragically resulted in his death. The Public Prosecutor confirms that its investigations into this case continue with 18 individuals, who are all Saudi nationals, in custody with the aim of reaching all the facts a
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques His Majesty King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on October 1 ordered the provision of a $200 million donation to the Central Bank of Yemen to bolster its financial position. This directive is in continuation of Saudi Arabia's consistent approach to support the Yemeni people and the Yemeni government, and based on the interest in stabilizing the Yemeni economy and enhancing the value of the Yemeni currency forth sustainability of Yemen. This economic support will contribute to the alleviation of the financial burden on the Yemeni people and is in additio
In response to claims in recent press reports, a spokesperson for the Public Investment Fund (PIF) stated that media articles claiming that work has been shelved with respect to SoftBank and Solar Projects are completely inaccurate. The spokesperson added that the Public Investment Fund continues to work with the SoftBank Vision Fund, and other parties, on a number of large-scale, multi-billion dollar projects relating to the solar industry, which will be announced in due course.
A new agreement to boost support for the UN’s youth related work around the world was signed yesterday at a ceremony in the UN’s headquarters in New York by the Misk Foundation and the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth (OSGEY). The Misk Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic foundation established in 2011 by H.R.H.
An official in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that the Kingdom categorically rejects accusations made by Iranian officials about Saudi Arabia's support for attacks on Iran’s Military Parade on Saturday. The source added that Saudi Arabia's policy is clear about non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries and its comprehensive rejection of any interference in its internal affairs.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia welcomed the statement by His Excellency the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany Mr. Heiko Maas, which included his intention to work towards strengthening the bilateral ties and enhancing cooperation in all areas between the Kingdom and Germany.
The Kingdom affirms the deep strategic ties it enjoys with the Federal Republic of Germany, as it is a historic and important relationship for both countries. The Kingdom and Germany play a leading role in bolstering international security and stability, and the global economy.