New Shoura secretary-general appointed

Updated 23 May 2012
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New Shoura secretary-general appointed

RIYADH: Muhammad Al-Amr has been appointed the new secretary-general of the Shoura Council. In a royal decree issued yesterday, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah made the appointment replacing Muhammad Al-Ghamdi.
Meanwhile, Prince Muhammad bin Naif, assistant minister of interior for security affairs, has appointed Maj. Gen. Suleiman Al-Amr as the deputy director general of the Civil Defense.

 


Saudi heritage chief launches Korean exhibition in Riyadh

Updated 19 December 2018
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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.