King Salman receives dignitaries in Riyadh

Saudi King Salman received princes, ministers, the grand mufti, scholars and citizens at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Monday.

The reception began with the recitation of verses from the Holy Qur’an.


Prince Saad bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz bin Turki, Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar and other senior princes also attended the event to greet the king.

Separately, King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent cables of congratulations to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda on the anniversary of his country’s independence day, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

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The king and the crown prince wished the president good health and happiness and his people steady progress and prosperity.