Saudi Crown Prince expresses pride in Kingdom’s economic, development achievements

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, affirmed that the 88th anniversary of the foundation of Saudi Arabia is an occasion to recall the achievements of the Kingdom’s founder the late King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud and his sons after him.

The crown prince praised Saudi Arabia’s growth and prosperity under the leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman. He made the remarks in his speech on the Saudi National Day, during which he highlighted the efforts of the Saudi people to achieve the objectives of Vision 2030 and noted the great success of the last Hajj season.

The Crown Prince stated that the Kingdom’s care for the Two Holy Mosques and their visitors is reflected in the outstanding success of the past Hajj season. He underscored the continued efforts of Saudi Arabia in developing the holy sites to ensure the performance of the Hajj and Umrah rituals with ease and tranquility.

He stressed that the Kingdom will remain steadfast in its principles of tolerant Islam � the religion of moderation � and in fighting extremism and terrorism, pointing out that no one will be allowed to attack the sovereignty of the Kingdom or tamper with its security.

The crown prince expressed pride in the achievements of Saudi Arabia at the international, Islamic and Arab levels. He also highlighted the Kingdom’s influential role in achieving regional and international security and peace as well as the economic and development achievements in an institutional work aimed at realizing economic prosperity and social security by the efforts of Saudi people.

Prince Mohammed bin Salman paid tribute to the great efforts of Saudi people in all fields, especially the soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the religion and the homeland. He asked Allah Almighty to shower His mercy upon the souls of the martyrs and to grant the wounded a speedy recovery.

Source: International Islamic News Agency