Riyadh- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, arrived back to Riyadh on March 12, after his highness attended the maneuver of the North Thunder and its military parade, conducted by the Saudi Armed Forces and some forces from fellow Arab countries, the Kingdom’s official news agency (SPA) reported.
The North Thunder drill has been realized and took action under the patronage of King Salman.
At King Salman Air Base Airport, The King was welcomed by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, the Governor of Riyadh Region; Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage; Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, the Deputy premier and Minister of Interior and other princes.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques was accompanied by Prince Abdulilah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Special Advisor to the King;Prince Mansur bin Miteb bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State and Member of the Cabinet; Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Minister of the National Guard; other princes and Minister of Finance Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz al-Assaf, Minister of Culture and Information, Dr. Adel bin Zaid Al-Toraifi; Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir and senior, civil and military, officials.
Earlier that day, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques left Hafr Al-Batin Governorate, and head for Riyadh.
At King Saudi Air Base Airport, the King was seen off by Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, the Governor of the Eastern Region; Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz; the Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, Chief of the General Staff Gen. Abdulrahman Al-Bunyan; Commander of the Northern Zone Maj. Gen. Fahd Al-Mutair, a number of senior, civil and military, officials and personages.