The new royal carpet that appeared during the reception of the Saudi Crown Prince, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, today, Wednesday, in one of the royal palaces in Jeddah, sparked widespread controversy among activists because of its color.
New Turkish carpets
The circulating images of the meeting of the new purple carpets showed, in an unusual way, and the Saudi protocol, whereby the royal red carpets were used for official meetings.
Pay attention to the color of the carpet 💜
This is because the Kingdom chose violet as an official color for the carpets for the reception ceremony for its guests, decorated with the Sadu pattern 💜💚
Fahd bin Badan Designer (@ fahad4art) May 5, 2021
According to the “Al-Arabiya” channel website, the change in the carpet’s color comes to violet, which is the color of wild lavender that adorns the kingdom’s deserts with the rains.
The terrible color of the carpet attracted me
And the distinctive inscriptions, something luxurious
And something very, very upscale to break the red tape
Who has become a consumer 😍🇸🇦 pic.twitter.com/P90kGyV71m
– Muhammad Al-Rabian (@Malrobyan) May 5, 2021
With the decoration of the carpets’ edges with famous heritage formations in Sadu and urban construction in Saudi Arabia, in a special shift towards the Saudi heritage, as well as special colors.
The red carpet is mentioned in history in the Orista trilogy that Aeschylus wrote about 2,500 years ago.
In it, Clytemnestra, Agamemnon’s wife, spoke of the existence of a red-embroidered floor spread over the path of her husband, the king, after discovering his betrayal, a promise that she made to him to walk on a red floor until his death.
Don’t ask me why I am a questionable lavender lover
Saudi Arabia replaces the red carpets in the official receptions to the light purple color, which is taken from the color of the lavender flower pic.twitter.com/8jzWFF1VzD
– # وهـــمّ (@ wahm0077) May 5, 2021
However, some sources believe that the Babylonians were the first to use red carpets on occasions in the fifth century BC, that is, before the death of King Agamemnon, and they used them for the king himself during his reception as king of the Greeks.
A sudden and swift visit from Bin Zayed to Bin Salman in Jeddah
Saudi media reported that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met in Jeddah today, Wednesday, with Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.
The crown princes of Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi discussed in their meeting regional and international developments and the efforts made between the two countries, according to what was reported by the official Saudi media.
Mohamadin, may God protect you, may God protect you. Amen pic.twitter.com/Azy1hhiw8W
Hamdan Al Hosani (@ hamdan_al7osani) May 5, 2021
The two sides reviewed the fraternal relations between the two brotherly countries, aspects of joint cooperation in various fields and ways to support and develop it, according to the Saudi “Al Arabiya” channel.
Mohammed bin Zayed publishes pictures of the meeting
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, also posted on his official Twitter account, pictures of the meeting that the Saudi Crown Prince collected today.
Today I met in Jeddah, my brother, Prince Muhammad bin Salman … we discussed our strategic relations in which we go together with strength and sincere will within a framework of brotherhood, trust and a common destiny … We exchanged visions on many regional and international issues and intensified cooperation in facing challenges and strengthening stability in the region. pic.twitter.com/LPAd1IToQE
– Mohammed bin Zayed (@MohamedBinZayed) May 5, 2021
He commented: “I met today in Jeddah, my brother, Prince Muhammad bin Salman. We discussed our strategic relations in which we go together with strength and sincere will within a framework of brotherhood, trust and a common destiny, and we exchanged visions on many regional and international issues and intensified cooperation in facing challenges and strengthening stability in the region. “.
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The meeting was attended by Prince Turki bin Muhammad bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State and Member of the Council of Ministers, and Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Defense.
As well as Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Minister of State, Member of the Council of Ministers, National Security Adviser, Dr. Musaed bin Muhammad Al-Aiban.
On the Emirati side, Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser and Deputy Secretary General of the Supreme Council for National Security, Ali Al Shamsi attended.
And the ambassador of the UAE to the Kingdom, Sheikh Nahyan bin Saif Al Nahyan, and the Undersecretary of the Court of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed Al Mazrouei.
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