Saudi King travels in style with 1,500 people, 459 tonnes of luggage and a golden escalator


Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud began the first visit in almost 50 years of a Saudi leader to the world’s most populous Muslim nation, Indonesia, on Wednesday.The Saudi monarch clearly did not view the visit lightly. Accompanied by an entourage of 1,500, including 25 princes and several government ministers, King Salman also brought 459 tonnes of luggage for his nine day trip. King Salman and his entourage will be staying in four luxury hotels in central Jarkata, with about 10,000 security personnel deployed to protect them.

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March 1 2017


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