Salman bin Abdul Aziz

Salman bin Abdul Aziz,

1935–, king of Saudi Arabia (2015–), b. Riyadh. Like his predecessor, King AbdullahAbdullah bin Abdul Aziz
, 1924–2015, king of Saudi Arabia (2005–15), b. Riyadh. Like his predecessor, King Fahd, he was a son of Saudi Arabia's founder, Ibn Saud, but by a different wife.
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, he is a son—by a different wife—of Saudi Arabia's founder, Ibn SaudIbn Saud
(Abd al-Aziz ibn Saud) , c.1880–1953, founder of Saudi Arabia and its first king. His family, with its regular seat at Riyadh in the Nejd, were the traditional leaders of the ultraorthodox Wahhabi movement in Islam.
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. Salman served as governor of Riyadh (1955–60, 1963–2011), overseeing its growth from a midsize desert town into an international business and education center. In 2011 he was appointed defense minister, second deputy prime minister, and a member of the security council. As head of the Saudi military, he supported strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria in 2014. Salman became crown prince and first deputy prime minister in 2012, and he succeeded to the throne on Abdullah's death. In 2017, he made his son Mohammed, who was regarded as largely responsible for much government policy already, crown prince.
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Ahmed bin Yousif Al-Draiweesh, on behalf the International Islamic University in Islamabad has expressed sincere thanks and appreciation to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud and Royal Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud on successful arrangements of Hajj.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Saudi Arabia, led an entourage of high-profile Saudi officials to see off His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at King Abdul Aziz International Airport.
Mohamed Ennaceur expressed his "thanks to the Custodian of the two holy mosques and his esteem for the position of the Kingdom alongside Tunisia and its people in the face of this great loss", underlining the sincere friendship and fraternity between the late President and King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and their common efforts to further consolidate the bonds of fraternity and strengthen relations and privileged cooperation between the two countries and the two brotherly peoples," said the Presidency of the Republic in a statement.
"The President will visit the Kingdom on May 31 to discuss bilateral relations and ways to develop them in addition to the Islamic summit called by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz," a source in the Presidency told NINA.
His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE, on Tuesday met Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz to discuss bilateral relations and strategic partnership.
Prince Saud bin Naif and his deputy Prince Ahmad bin Fahd bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz.
NNA - Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, on Thursday received a congratulatory cable from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud, on the formation of the government and wishing him success in his mission, for the prosperity of Lebanon.
Apart from attending the Future Investment Initiative conference, the Pakistani premier also met with King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to discuss matters of mutual interest.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, presided over the oath of allegiance to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Riyadh today.
KABUL -- Afghan President Ashraf Ghani deliberates Afghanistan normalcy with KSA king Salman bin Abdul Aziz.
The development came after Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Riyadh where he attended the Future Investment Initiative conference and met with King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.
ABU DHABI, Safar 29, 1440, November 07, 2018, SPA -- Under the patronage of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, and Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), today opened "Roads of Arabia: Archaeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia".