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Saudi heritage exhibition opens in Pittsburgh

Prince Sultan bin Salman, President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), opened in the city of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania State on Friday night the Exhibition of ‘Saudi Archaeological Masterpieces Through the Ages.’ Saudi Ambassador to the United States of America Adel Ahmed Al-Jubeir and Governor of Pennsylvania Tom Corbett were present at the inauguration.
The Prince was greeted upon arrival at the headquarters of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History by a number of officials.
Prince Sultan cut a ribbon marking the opening of the exhibition in its second leg in the United States and toured the exhibition watching paintings and rock carvings, which highlighted the history of the Arabian Peninsula. Prince Sultan said the exhibition introduces the historical heritage of Saudi Arabia and its openness to world civilizations, pointing to the care and attention paid by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah to the progress, development and prosperity in the Kingdom in all fields.
He talked about the achievements made in the field of the discovery of antiquities in the Kingdom and the introduction of its civilization heritage through the holding of the exhibition in the US and a number of countries.
The Saudi ambassador to the US commended relations between the Kingdom and the US, highlighting the Kingdom’s achievements under the leadership King Abdullah and his leading role in the call for dialogue among followers of civilizations and building bridges of trust and cooperation between nations.
For his part, the governor of the State of Pennsylvania expressed his pride in selecting the city of Pittsburgh to be the second leg of the exhibition in the US, praising the relations of friendship and cooperation between Saudi Arabia and the US.

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