The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz chaired the Cabinet's session at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Monday afternoon.
The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Works signed a contract today to build 300 housing units for displaced Yemenis in Djibouti. The units are expected meet the basic needs of over 2,000 displaced Yemenis.
The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid launched today its second aid campaign for those affected in Roshan and Roshit cities by recent floods and earthquakes struck Tajikistan. The Campaign's second batch included 660 food baskets and about 40 tons of coal.
Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour that the ongoing war in Yemen is going “very well,” and the legitimate Yemeni government now controls roughly 75 percent of the territory. This was not a war of choice. This was a war of necessity,” said Minister Al-Jubeir in the second part of Amanpour’s exclusive televised interview, which aired Friday.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received a telephone call from Russian President Vladimir Putin today. During the call, the bilateral relations on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Saudi-Russian diplomatic relations were discussed in addition to the review of the latest developments in the region
An official source said that throughout its history, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has consistently provided support to Arab and Islamic countries and that the Lebanese Republic has always had a large share of this support and assistance.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has consistently stood by Lebanon in all its difficult stages and supported it without any discrimination among its sects and groups.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques had a telephone conversation today with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in which King Salman expressed sincere condolences on the victims of the terrorist attack in the Turkish capital yesterday and expressed the Kingdom's strong condemnation of such acts.
The Saudi National Campaign to Support Syrian Brothers has distributed over 26,000 pieces of winter clothing to Syrian families in the cities of Salt and Ramtha in Jordan, and the Hasbia region in Lebanon.
The Saudi National Campaign for the Relief of the Somali People signed a contract with the International Mandik Company to rehabilitate war-damaged hospitals in Somalia.
The Ministry of Interior warned citizens and expatriates not to participate in television programs that illegally solicit donations.
Director General of Public Relations and Media at the Ministry of Interior Major General Dr. Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Marol said that some television channels use methods to raise funds, including the call for collecting donations for charitable projects, in addition to introducing programs with the aim of transferring money.
Dr. Al-Marol also said that promoting, funding and participating in such programs violate Saudi law.