A 5.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Central Türkiye

Ankara, Feb 19, 2023, SPA — An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale struck central Türkiye yesterday, (Saturday).The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center stated that the epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 10 kilometers below the…

Ankara, Feb 19, 2023, SPA -- An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale struck central Türkiye yesterday, (Saturday).

The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center stated that the epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 10 kilometers below the surface of the earth, at the confluence of 38.03 degrees north latitude and 36.65 degrees east longitude.

There were no immediate reports of damage due to this earthquake.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

Islamic Development Bank President Meets President of Pan-African Parliament

Jeddah, Feb. 19, 2023, SPA — President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Dr. Muhammad Al-Jasser met yesterday with President of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) Fortune Charumbira, on the sidelines of the 36th Ordinary Session of the African Unio…

Jeddah, Feb. 19, 2023, SPA -- President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Dr. Muhammad Al-Jasser met yesterday with President of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) Fortune Charumbira, on the sidelines of the 36th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Assembly in Addis Ababa.

Discussions centered around opportunities to boost investment in Africa.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates President of Nepal on Anniversary of her Country’s Democracy Day

Riyadh– The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable of congratulation to President Bidya Devi Bhandari of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, on the anniversary of her country’s Democracy Day.The King…

Riyadh-- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable of congratulation to President Bidya Devi Bhandari of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, on the anniversary of her country's Democracy Day.

The King expressed congratulations, wished the president continuous health and happiness, and the government and people of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal further progress and prosperity.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

HRH Crown Prince Congratulates President of Nepal on Anniversary of her Country’s Democracy Day

Riyadh– His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, has sent a cable of congratulations to President Bidya Devi Bhandari of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal on the anniversary of her co…

Riyadh-- His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, has sent a cable of congratulations to President Bidya Devi Bhandari of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal on the anniversary of her country's Democracy Day.

HRH the Crown Prince expressed sincere congratulations and wished the president continued good health and happiness, and the government and the friendly people of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal further progress and prosperity.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

Secretary-General of Saudi National Committee for Education, Culture and Science meets Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports of Mauritania

Nouakchott– Secretary-General of the Saudi National Commission for Education, Culture and Science Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al-Blaihed and Chairman of the Executive Council of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) Hani b…

Nouakchott-- Secretary-General of the Saudi National Commission for Education, Culture and Science Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al-Blaihed and Chairman of the Executive Council of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) Hani bin Moqbel Al-Muqbel met today with Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports of Mauritania Mohamed Islam Asweidat in Nouakchott, on the sidelines of the eighth session of the General Conference of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO).

The officials discussed issues of common interest in the field of culture and arts, and ways the two countries can support and develop them.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

IIFA’s 25th Session to Kick off Tomorrow

Jeddah, Feb. 19, 2023, SPA — Under the auspices of Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region, the work of the 15th session of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA) will kick off tom…

Jeddah, Feb. 19, 2023, SPA -- Under the auspices of Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region, the work of the 15th session of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA) will kick off tomorrow, Monday, in Jeddah Governorate, in the presence of the IIFA's President Dr. Saleh bin Abdullah bin Humaid, Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Hussein Ibrahim Taha, and IIFA's Secretary General Dr. Koutoub Moustapha Sano.

The four-day session will witness participation of 200 scholars from OIC member states, specialized in Sharia sciences, economics, medicine, and sociology.

Dr. Koutoub Moustapha Sano expressed his thanks and great gratitude to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, for the unremitting support being provided for IIFA.

Source: Saudi Press Agency