Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz was hospitalized on Saturday at a hospital in the Red Sea city of Jeddah for medical examinations, the state news agency reported. Saudi Press Agency This was reported on Sunday, citing a statement by the royal court.
He is being tested at King Faisal’s specialized hospital, the statement said, without giving other details.
King Salman, the custodian of Islam’s holiest sites, became the head of the world’s largest oil exporter in 2015, spending more than 2-1 / 2 years as Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister.
The 86-year-old King underwent gallbladder surgery in 2020, and in March replaced a pacemaker battery.