During Meeting with KSrelief Supervisor General, IFRC Secretary General Lauds Saudi Arabia for Provision of Relief Assistance

Geneva-- Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Jaqan Chapagain has lauded Saudi Arabia’s provision of relief assistance throughout the world.

The official expressed gratitude for the assistance during a meeting with the Advisor at the Royal Court and Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah, today in Geneva, on the sidelines of the Global Refugee Forum.

Discussions during the meeting went over means of joint cooperation between the two sides and issues of common concern related to humanitarian and relief affairs.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

Ministry of Media launches the media centers for the summits in Riyadh in conjunction with the visit of the President of China to the Kingdom

Riyadh-- The Ministry of Media has launched media centers to cover the activities of the "Riyadh Saudi-Chinese Summit for Cooperation and Development," "Riyadh GCC-Chinese Summit for Cooperation and Development," and "Riyadh Arab-Chinese Summit for Cooperation and Development," which are being held in conjunction with His Excellency President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China's visit to the Kingdom during the period of December 7 to 9, 2022.

More than 130 local, Gulf, Arab, and worldwide media outlets from 50 different states are represented in the media centers at the King Abdulaziz International Conference Center and the Marriott Hotel.

In addition to five well prepared studios for direct broadcasting of the events, locations for conducting interviews, and hospitality, the media centers offer media professionals covering the summits access to satellite services for satellite channels, the open Internet, and direct broadcasting.

The Saudi Press Agency participates with a separate pavilion at these centers to offer its media services, which include conducting exclusive interviews and presenting news in the form of images, films, and other visuals. Additionally, SPA has created a unique link and barcode to offer photo services to all media professionals attending the summit.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief Supervisor General Meets IOM Director General

Geneva-- Advisor at the Royal Court and Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah met in Geneva today with Director General of International Organization for Migration (IOM) Antonio Vitorino, on the sidelines of the Global Refugee Forum.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed means of enhancing cooperation to serve refugees and displaced persons around the world, and issues of common concern related to humanitarian and relief affairs.

Both sides underlined the strong strategic relationship between KSrelief and IOM, which contributed to alleviating the suffering of refugees and displaced persons.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Receives President of the People’s Republic of China in Presence of HRH the Crown Prince.. and Co-sign Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Agreement between the Kingdom and China

Riyadh-- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received today, at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh, His Excellency President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China, in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Prime Minister.

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques welcomed His Excellency and his accompanying delegation to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, while His Excellency expressed his happiness at visiting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

During the meeting, they reviewed the historical friendship relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the People's Republic of China, and ways to enhance them to serve the interests of the two friendly countries and peoples in various fields.

After that, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Excellency President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China, co-signed the comprehensive strategic partnership agreement between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the People's Republic of China.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, Minister of State, Member of the Cabinet and National Security Adviser.

On the Chinese side, it was attended by a number of senior Chinese officials.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Strikes Russia

Moscow-- A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck Caucasus region, Russia on Thursday, Reuters quoted the European Mediterranean Siesmological Centre (EMSC) as saying.

The quake was 41 km (25.48 miles) below the earth's surface, EMSC said.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

Chairman of Sudanese Transitional Sovereignty Council Arrives in Riyadh

Riyadh-- Chairman of the Sudanese Transitional Sovereignty Council Lieutenant-General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, and his accompanying delegation arrived in Riyadh today, to participate in Riyadh Arab-China Summit for Cooperation and Development.

At King Khalid International Airport, he was received by Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Governor of Riyadh Region; Secretary-General of the League of Arab States Ahmed Aboul Gheit; Saudi Ambassador to Sudan Ali bin Hassan Jaafar; and Sudanese Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Adel bin Bashir Hassan.

Source: Saudi Press Agency