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    Saudi King is being admitted in a hospital in Jeddah, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

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    Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz was admitted to hospital on Saturday in the Red Sea city of Jeddah for medical examinations, according to a statement from the royal court, as published by the state-run Saudi Press Agency on Sunday.

    The examinations are being carried out at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital, according to the statement.
    After more than 2-1/2 years as crown prince and deputy premier, King Salman, the protector of Islam’s holiest sites, became monarch of the world’s top oil exporter in 2015.

    The king, who is 86, had gallbladder surgery in 2020 and had his heart pacemaker battery changed in March.

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