King Salman of Saudi Arabia Congratulates Latvian President on Independence Day

RIYADH: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, extended warm congratulations to President Edgars Rinkevics of the Republic of Latvia on the occasion of his country's Independence Day.

According to r Saudi Press Agency, the Saudi monarch expressed his best wishes for President Rinkevics' health and happiness, as well as for the continued progress and prosperity of the people of Latvia. This gesture of goodwill signifies the friendly relations and mutual respect between Saudi Arabia and Latvia.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Extends Independence Day Greetings to Latvian President

RIYADH: His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, has conveyed his congratulations to President Edgars Rinkevics of the Republic of Latvia on the occasion of Latvia's Independence Day.

According to r Saudi Press Agency, in his message, HRH the Crown Prince wished President Rinkevics good health and happiness, and for the government and people of Latvia, a future of steady progress and prosperity. The Crown Prince's message underscores Saudi Arabia's commitment to fostering diplomatic relations and celebrating significant national events of other countries.

Barbados Prime Minister Concludes Visit to Riyadh After Saudi-Caricom Summit

RIYADH: Prime Minister Mia Mottley of the Republic of Barbados and her accompanying delegation have concluded their visit to Riyadh, departing after their participation in the Saudi-Caricom (Caribbean Community) Summit.

According to r Saudi Press Agency, At King Khalid International Airport, Prime Minister Mottley was seen off by several officials. Her participation in the summit underscores the importance of the Caribbean Community's relations with Saudi Arabia, particularly in fostering collaboration and dialogue between the member states.

Grand Mufti of Albania Commends Jusoor Exhibition for Showcasing Saudi Culture

TIRANA: Sheikh and Grand Mufti of the Republic of Albania Bujar Spahiu expressed high praise for the Jusoor exhibition, organized by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance in Tirana. The exhibition, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Saudi Arabia, is currently held in the Albanian capital.

According to r Saudi Press Agency, The Jusoor exhibition features an array of historical manuscripts and artifacts representing Saudi culture. Visitors can explore traditional attire, Arabic calligraphy, and elements of Saudi heritage such as dates and coffee. The event has garnered significant attention from Albanian intellectuals and scholars, highlighting the cultural and historical ties between Albania and Saudi Arabia.

GCC Secretary General and NATO Official Discuss Regional and International Security

MANAMA: Jasem Mohamed Albudaiwi, Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), held a meeting with NATO Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy, Ambassador Boris Ruge. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the 19th IISS Manama Dialogue in Manama.

According to r Saudi Press Agency, During the meeting, Albudaiwi and Ruge engaged in discussions on a range of topics concerning regional and international developments. They focused on challenges that threaten regional and international security and stability, emphasizing the need to bolster stability and protect international peace. The officials exchanged views on the latest developments in regional and international spheres and other mutual concerns.

A significant part of their conversation was devoted to the dire situation in the Gaza Strip and the ongoing Israeli violations against the Palestinian people. Both Albudaiwi and Ruge stressed the urgency for a ceasefire and the provision of humanitarian assistance to the Gaza Strip, underscoring the need for immediate and concerted international action to address the crisis.

Eleventh Saudi Relief Plane Carrying Aid Lands in El Arish for Palestinians in Gaza

EL ARISH: The eleventh Saudi relief plane, part of a humanitarian effort by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), arrived at El Arish International Airport in the Arab Republic of Egypt today. The aircraft brought 35 tons of relief aid, including food, shelter, and medical supplies, destined for the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip.

According to r Saudi Press Agency, this assistance is a continuation of the Saudi campaign to support the Palestinian people in Gaza. The campaign was initiated under the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Prime Minister. The effort underscores the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's longstanding commitment to aiding the Palestinian people, particularly during times of crisis.

The delivery of aid through this campaign demonstrates the Kingdom's ongoing role in providing critical support to those in need, upholding a tradition of humanitarian assistance that has been a hallmark of Saudi foreign policy, especially in aiding the Palestinian community.