Secretary of State Michael Pompeo met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and separately with Prince Khalid Bin Salman in Saudi Arabia on his third and final day of a visit to the Kingdom, according to reports, before taking a tour of a key Saudi Arabian air base where the U.S. has deployed defense capabilities.
Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, the Minister of Interior, on Wednesday patronized the “Fist 3” exercise and the graduation ceremony of the training courses of the Border Guards, at Mohammed Bin Nayef Marine Science and Security Studies Academy in Jeddah.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in NEOM for a working holiday, chairing the first ever meeting of the council of ministers in the planned megacity.
His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, arrives in the United States.
Saudi Arabia’s military trained on the Kingdom’s southern border of Yemen this month in photos published by Saudi Arabia’s SPA.
The annual Souk Okaz got under way last week in Saudi Arabia, allowing visitors to get a glimpse at the re-creation of the most famous bazaar in the Arabian Peninsula where Bedouin traders used to bring their goods, including perfumes, spices, rugs and handicrafts, to sell, the Saudi Gazette reports.
HRH King Salman bin Abdulaziz has launched five large projects as part of the third phase of expansion for the Grand Mosque in Mecca, including the King Abdullah Expansion Structure, courtyards, tunnels, buildings for service facilities and the first ring road.
Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense, paid a visit to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, which is currently sailing in the Arabian Gulf. Rear Adm. Andrew Lewis, the aircraft carrier’s commander, gave a presentation on its administrative organizational structure, operating systems, radar technology, remote sensing instruments and combat operations management.
Saudi Arabia’s version of the Blue Angels, called the Saudi Hawks, were on display for onlookers in Tabuk. The Saudi Press Agency was on hand to snap photos of the aerial show.
Governor of Riyadh Prince Faisal bin Bandar recently held a ceremony to launch a giant tunnel-boring machine (TBM) for the Riyadh metro, according to photos in the Saudi Press Agency. According to Arab News, Seven TMBs have been manufactured especially for the project, and will create tunnels of 35 km in length at a depth of 30 meters.