- King Salman said the holy month is a blessed one and asked God to help all Muslims to take advantage of its days and nights to do good deeds
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman traveled from Riyadh to Jeddah on Wednesday. Later, the Kingdom’s minister of media, Salman Al-Dosari, delivered a speech on behalf of the king to citizens and residents at the start of Ramadan.
In the address, the king thanked God for all His blessings and said he was honored to serve the two holy mosques and pilgrims from all around the world. He said Saudi Arabia spares no effort as it strives to ensure the comfort and safety of pilgrims, and takes care to provide them with all the services they require from the moment they arrive until they return home.
The ruler said the holy month is a blessed one and that he asks God to help all Muslims to take advantage of its days and nights to do good deeds. He also asked God to protect Saudi Arabia and the world from evil.
King Salman later posted a tweet in which he asked God to “make Ramadan a month of goodness, blessings and peace for our people, the Muslim nation and people all over the world.”
The king, accompanied by a number of officials, was greeted on arrival at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah by the deputy governor of Makkah region, Prince Badr bin Sultan.