Saudi security team reaches Manila as family of missing pilot waits anxiously

SourceSaudi Gazette
CountrySaudi Arabia

Okaz/Saudi GazetteRIYADH — Saudi Arabia’s Embassy in the Philippines said in a statement on Wednesday that a high-level Saudi security delegation has arrived in Manila to coordinate with the local authorities in order to launch massive searches and investigations to locate the Saudi trainee pilot Abdullah Al-Shareef who went missing 580 days ago.This was in line with the directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman to coordinate with the concerned Filipino authorities to expedite the ongoing procedures and investigations into the missing case. The move reignited the hope of Abdullah’s family members in unraveling the mystery about his fate as they believe that he is still alive.The Embassy said that it is continuing to coordinate with the Philippine authorities, with the follow-up of the Office of the Presidency of the Republic, and that the Embassy officials are holding regular meetings with all concerned parties to urge them to intensify searches and investigations.The search is still on in the Philippines for Abdullah, more...