Home GCC Saudi Arabia Saudi King Salman heads to NEOM for ‘rest and relaxation’ King Salman underwent a surgery in Riyadh last month for an inflamed gallbladder by Aarti Nagraj August 13, 2020 Saudi King Salman arrived in the $500bn NEOM development early on Thursday morning to rest and relax, the official Saudi Press Agency reported. #فيديو | مغادرة #خادم_الحرمين_الشريفين الرياض.#واس pic.twitter.com/904hqcakYj — واس الأخبار الملكية (@spagov) August 12, 2020 He left Riyadh earlier on Thursday, the report stated. #فيديو | #خادم_الحرمين_الشريفين يصل إلى #نيوم.#واس pic.twitter.com/HWOIwB6xxl — واس الأخبار الملكية (@spagov) August 12, 2020 #خادم_الحرمين_الشريفين يصل إلى #نيوم.https://t.co/Q6F0comBoJ#واس pic.twitter.com/QJbC956vtV — واس الأخبار الملكية (@spagov) August 12, 2020 King Salman underwent a surgery last month at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Riyadh for an inflamed gallbladder. He left the hospital on July 30. Read: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman admitted to hospital This is the third year that King Salman is heading to the $500bn NEOM mega city for a holiday in the summer. Sources told Reuters in 2018 that his NEOM palace was designed as a replica of the one Saudi Binladin completed for the ruler in Tangier, Morocco. It includes palaces for the King, the Crown Prince and his brother, along with smaller villas for other royals, according to the newswire. Other features include landscaped gardens with fountains and flowering trees, three helipads, a marina and a golf course. Read: Saudi king begins holiday in still unbuilt $500bn mega-city NEOM Tags holiday King Salman NEOM Rest riyadh Saudi Arabia surgery 0 Comments Share Tweet Share Share You might also like GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 851 cases; 1,543 infections registered in Oman Saudi BinDawood delays listing to disclose related-party deals Saudi Arabia sees quick tourism rebound after domestic boom Can regional firms afford cybersecurity breaches amid virus concerns?