Prince Turki bin Salman resigns as SRMG chairman

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Updated 03 May 2014
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Prince Turki bin Salman resigns as SRMG chairman

Prince Turki bin Salman, chairman of the board of directors of Saudi Research & Marketing Group, has resigned from his position effective April 6, 2014, on personal reasons, the company announced on Sunday.
“The board has accepted his resignation,” the announcement added. The board members have expressed their thanks and appreciation of Prince Turki for his services to the group during his chairmanship.
The group also announced the resignation of Dr. Azzam bin Mohammed Al-Dakhil as its managing director and chief executive officer, on March 20, 2014, due to personal reasons. “The chairman has approved Al-Dakhil’s resignation,” the statement said, adding that it would be effective from April 3, 2014.
However, Al-Dakhil will continue as a member of SRMG board and its other committees until the end of the board’s term on April 30, 2015. The chairman has expressed his thanks and appreciation of Dr. Al-Dakhil’s valuable contributions to the group as its CEO.


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.