King Abdullah leaves for Morocco
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah left Jeddah on Tuesday to Morocco on a private vacation.
Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, other senior princes and top officials, saw him off at King Abdulaziz International Airport. Prince Salman has been appointed deputy of the custodian of the two holy mosques before the king’s departure.
“As we intend to travel abroad on Tuesday, we have appointed Crown Prince Salman as our deputy to manage the country’s affairs and take care of people’s interests during my absence,” the king said in a decree.