We profit both in terms of Islam and the national economy, says Najib
King Salman also grants an audience to our prime minister prior to lunch for a private discussion.
He leaves for Riyadh today, and he intends to hug the Saudi ruler for providing M’sia a special haj quota.
Idris Jusoh cites Saudi king's request for two honorary doctorates from local universities as proof.
This is after Indonesian officials declared gifts which included Rolex watches, diamond rings and a sword made out of gold.
PARLIAMENT | PM says when the king came, gone were the false accusations raised by irresponsible parties.
Seven suspects, including four Yemenis, were arrested in the 'nick of time', says Khalid Abu Bakar.
YOURSAY | ‘PM, if the Saudi king is so proud of M’sia, why don’t you ask him for another donation?’
He is in fact a very nice person, says PM of the Saudi king.
YOURSAY | ‘If the RM2.6b was indeed a gift from the Saudi royal family, he would have stated so…’
UPDATED 4.04PM | PM Najib says this in rubbishing claims by the opposition that Malaysia is a failure.
This is after Kit Siang said the Saudi king's silence on Najib's RM2.6b is a grave blow to the PM.
PM says Saudi king's visit results in better trade, more scholarships for our students and perhaps a bigger haj quota.
YOURSAY | ‘How about holding ourselves to a higher standard by comparing us with countries that…’
Saudi king then flew to Jakarta for a three-day state visit to Indonesia.
PM's wife shares her experience at lunch with the Saudi king at Seri Perdana.
‘Najib is in a better position than the Saudi monarch.’
'Will they now say we're selling sovereignty to Saudi Arabia?' Najib quips.
PM posts a snapshot with the Saudi monarch on his Twitter account.
This is a big slap for the opposition's efforts to slander the PM, says Assoc Prof Hanafiah Harun.
The head of mission says it will strengthen bilateral ties especially in education and scientific research.
King Salman says he is ready to extend assistance and all resources.
King Salman brings his own escalator and two vehicles for the trip.
The last visit by a Saudi king to Indonesia was 46 years ago, when King Faisal came.