Watch .. clips from the life of the late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz


Adel Al-Harbi (Echo):

Today, Saturday, is the sixth anniversary of the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, as he passed away on this day, January 23, 2015, at the age of 91.

King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman bin Faisal bin Turki Al Saud, is the sixth king of the Kingdom, was born in 1924 in Riyadh, while other information says that his real date of birth was in 1916.

In 1995 he took over the administration of state affairs and became the actual king after King Fahd suffered health problems, and on August 1, 2005 he took over the rule, after the death of King Fahd, and in addition to being king of the state, he held the position of Prime Minister in accordance with the provisions of the system of government in the Kingdom, which determined that the king should be prime minister.

King Abdullah led a cautious reform project, trying to reconcile a liberal wing hungry for development with a very conservative and influential religious establishment. He held the first elections in the kingdom’s history in 2005, in addition to the appointment of the late 30 women to the Shura Council in January 2013. Participating by voting in the municipal elections for the first time in 2015.

The Arab Peace Initiative is considered one of the most important initiatives of King Abdullah in the Arab world when he was crown prince, during the Arab summit in Beirut in 2002, and the initiative provides for the establishment of an internationally recognized Palestinian state on the 1967 borders, the return of refugees and the withdrawal from the occupied Golan Heights in exchange for recognition of Israel and the normalization of state relations. Arabic with her.


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