Jeddah to host screenings of international films

Updated 03 July 2017
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Jeddah to host screenings of international films

JEDDAH: Jeddah will this month host screenings of international films, organized by the Saudi-Arab Society for Culture and Art.
The screenings will take place in two five-day periods, with the first starting July 7 and the second starting July 29. Films will be shown with Arabic translations.
In the first period two films were chosen, starting with a musical comedy cartoon about trolls in a hidden city. Difficulties are experienced with the discovery of prings, which experience no happiness and realize they can be happy if they eat a troll.
The second film is about the memory loss of a robo-dog who is adopted by a family that helps it search for other missing robots and its best friend.
Amr Al-Jasser of the Saudi-Arab Society for Culture and Art said the Society is working within Vision 2030 to develop art and culture in the Kingdom. More details are available at www.lammt.com.


Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman begins Asia trip

Updated 25 June 2019
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman begins Asia trip

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman began an official trip to South Korea and Japan on Tuesday.
The visit comes after an invitation from South Korean President Moon Jae-in and based on the directives of King Salman, the royal court said in a statement carried by state news agency SPA.
He will meet with the president and a number of officials to discuss bilateral relations and issues of common interest.
The crown prince will also head to Japan after Korea to head the Kingdom’s delegation at the G20 summit in Osaka on Friday and Saturday.
During his visit to Japan, the crown prince is expected to meet with several heads of states and senior officials, among them Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to the Kremlin.