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Saudi Leadership Congratulates Chancellor Merkel, Singaporean President | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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In this Monday, May 14, 2012 photo, Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, left, speaks with his son Prince Mohammed as they wait for Gulf Arab leaders ahead of the opening of Gulf Cooperation Council, also known as GCC summit, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Its new king, Salman, on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Jeddah- King Salman has sent a cable of congratulations to German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel following her re-election and to Singaporean President Halimah Yacub for winning the presidential elections.

For his part, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, has also sent a cable of congratulations to the Singaporean President for winning the elections and to Chancellor Merkel.

On the other hand, King Salman issued a royal order promoting and appointing 39 judges at the Ministry of Justice at various ranks.

Minister of Justice Walid bin Mohammed al-Samaani has expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the King for his continued support for the judiciary.