Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs Showcases 3D Hajj Application at Jusoor Exhibition in Tirana

TIRANA: At the Jusoor (Bridges) exhibition, held in Albania's capital Tirana, the Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance introduced the 3D Hajj application to visitors. This innovative tool offers an immersive way to learn about the Hajj and Umrah rituals.

According to r Saudi Press Agency, the application allows for interactive use without the need for an internet connection. It is available in multiple languages, including Arabic, English, French, and Urdu, and provides audiovisual responses to various queries about the Hajj and Umrah rituals. The app can be downloaded on smart devices and is compatible with Android, iOS, Windows, Macintosh, and Linux systems.

Visitors to the exhibition commended the detailed information provided by the application, reflecting the Saudi leadership's commitment to educating Muslims worldwide about these important rituals.

Saudi Environment Minister Engages with Barbados Prime Minister at Saudi-CARICOM Summit

RIYADH: Eng. Abdurrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadley, the Minister of Environment, Water, and Agriculture, held a meeting with Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley. This meeting took place on the sidelines of the Saudi-CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Summit.

According to r Saudi Press Agency, Al-Fadley and Mottley engaged in discussions about enhancing bilateral relations and cooperation between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Barbados. The focus of their talks centered on sectors such as environment, agriculture, and water desalination. This meeting signifies a continued effort to foster international collaborations in key environmental and agricultural areas.

Riyadh Selected to Host International Modern Pentathlon Union’s Congress in 2024

RIYADH: The Executive Board of the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) has officially chosen Riyadh as the host city for its General Assembly (Congress) in November 2024. This decision reflects the growing prominence of Saudi Arabia in the international sports arena.

According to r Saudi Press Agency, the bid for hosting the UIPM Congress was submitted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on March 14 and received all the necessary commitments and approvals by September of this year. Nasser Al-Dughether, President of the Saudi Modern Pentathlon Federation, expressed his gratitude towards the Saudi leadership for its constant support in bringing such prestigious events to the country.

Al-Dughether also acknowledged the efforts of Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz, the Minister of Sports and President of the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee, along with Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed, the committee’s vice-president, for their close involvement in securing this opportunity. Hosting the UIPM Congress is a significant milestone for Riyadh and reinforces Saudi Arabia's role as an emerging host for major international sports events.