PRINCE SALMAN

  • Saudi appoints Prince Salman as crown prince June 18, 2012

    Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has appointed Defense Minister Prince Salman as crown prince and heir apparent, ensuring a smooth succession at a time of tough challenges for the world's biggest oil exporter. The appointment was announced one day after the burial of Crown Prince and Interior Minister Nayef, who died...
  • India, Saudi Arabia to augment defence cooperation February 15, 2012

    Riyadh: India and Saudi Arabia have decided to set up a joint committee on defence cooperation to work out the contours of the relationship and give a boost to military ties between the two nations, as well as explore ways of cooperation in fighting piracy in the Indian Ocean. In a meeting...