Then, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques inaugurated the first Jeddah-Madinah journey.
At the venue, the King was seen off by Prince Khalid Al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region; Prince Mishaal bin Majid bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Jeddah Province; Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Governor of Makkah Region and a number of officials.
Announcing the the inauguration of Haramain High Speed Rail, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques said "We have put our trust in Allah, and we ask Allah to grant the success".
The King added: "We thank Allah for the growth and prosperity in all fields in our country, and we thank Allah Almighty for His grace.. Thank you".
The inauguration ceremony was attended by Prince Khalid bin Fahd bin Khalid; Prince Mansour bin Saud bin Abdulaziz; Prince Talal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz; Prince Khalid bin Saad bin Fahd, Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Prince Mansour bin Muteeb bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State, Member of the Cabinet and Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Prince Fahd bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed; Prince Dr. Khalid bin Faisal bin Turki, Undersecretary of the National Guard for Western Sector; Prince Sattam bin Saud bin Abdulaziz; Prince Dr. Bandar bin Abdullah bin Turki; Prince Faisal bin Saud bin Mohammed; Prince Dr. Hussam bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Baha Region; Prince Dr. Bandar bin Salman bin Mohammed; Prince Dr. Abdulaziz bin Sattam bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Governor of Riyadh Region; Prince Faisal bin Mohammed bin Saad, Assistant Undersecretary of Makkah Region Governorate for Rights; Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Jalawi, Advisor to the Governor of Makkah Region and Undersecretary of Jeddah Province; Prince Abdullah bin Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Advisor at the Royal Court; Prince Abdulmajeed bin Abdulelah bin Abdulaziz; Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Saud; Prince Khalid bin Abdulaziz bin Ayyaf, the Minister of National Guard; and a number of ministers and senior officials.
Source: Saudi Press Agency