Prince Badr SRMG chairman

Updated 15 December 2015
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Prince Badr SRMG chairman

RIYADH: The Board of Directors at the Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SRMG), the publisher of Arab News, appointed on Sunday Prince Badr bin Abdullah Al-Saud as the chairman and an independent member of the board.
It followed the board’s acceptance of the resignation of Sulaiman Al-Hudaithi as the chairman and a board member.
The board appointed Azzam Al-Dakhil as the group’s chief executive officer. It also made Saleh Al-Dowais the group’s executive director of operations.
Al-Dakhil will also be a representative of Human Resources Development Fund at the board replacing Ibrahim Al-Moaiqel.
The board also announced the appointment of Ahmed bin Aqail Al-Khatib as the representative of Public Pension Agency replacing Sulaiman Al-Jabrain.


Saudi heritage chief launches Korean exhibition in Riyadh

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Saudi heritage chief launches Korean exhibition in Riyadh

RIYADH: Prince Sultan bin Salman, the president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, officially opened an exhibition in Riyadh showcasing Korean history and culture. He was joined at the event by Professor Bae Kidong, the director general of the National Museum of Korea in Seoul, and Korean Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Jo Byung-Wook.
Titled “Korean History and Culture: an Enchanting Journey to the Korean Civilization,” the exhibition — which will be at the National Museum until March 7, 2019 and is the first of its kind in Saudi Arabia — features rare artifacts that showcase Korean archaeology, civilization and folklore, as well as a selection of exhibits from the Korean National Museum.
Prince Sultan said that such cooperation in the field of culture and archaeology is very important, especially since Korea has a great and ancient culture, and given its important relationship with Saudi Arabia through the years.
On behalf of the Korean government and people, Prof. Bae expressed his sincere appreciation to the Kingdom for hosting the exhibition.