Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz is unwell
Riyadh: Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz has been transferred to a hospital in Riyadh due to ill health, where he is undergoing medical tests.
According to the Arab News Agency, a statement issued by the Saudi Royal Court stated that King Salman of Saudi Arabia has been transferred to King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh due to ill health.
Shah Salman, 84, was rushed to hospital with bladder inflammation, where he is undergoing medical tests.
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz has been King of Saudi Arabia since 2015. He served as Saudi Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister for more than two and a half years before becoming King.
The 84-year-old king also served as governor of Riyadh for more than 50 years.
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan al-Saud has said that Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Qadimi has postponed his scheduled visit to Riyadh after King Salman was admitted to hospital.