Saudi Arabia’s King Salman meets with Japan’s minister of economy, trade, industry and energy

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman with Japan’s minister of economy, trade, industry and energy. (SPA)
Updated 14 January 2018
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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman meets with Japan’s minister of economy, trade, industry and energy

Al-YAMAMA: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman met with Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade, Industry and Energy Hiroshige Seko in Al-Yamama Palace in Riyadh on Sunday, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
During the meeting, they discussed the areas of effective partnership between the two countries to achieve the Saudi-Japanese vision 2030.
The meeting was attended by Saudi Minister of Trade and Investment Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al Qassabi, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Eng. Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Falih, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Nizar Bin Obaid Madani and Adviser to the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, Mr. Yasser bin Othman Al-Rumayan, Assistant Special Secretary of the King, Tamim bin Abdul Aziz Al-Salem, and Japan’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Tsukasa Imura.


Vox Cinemas wins second license to operate movie theaters in KSA

Updated 23 April 2018
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Vox Cinemas wins second license to operate movie theaters in KSA

  • Al-Futtaim Group to invest SR2 billion to open 600 screens and provide 3,000 jobs in the next five years
  • Vox Cinemas is the largest cinema operator in the MENA region

JEDDAH: Vox Cinemas, a subsidiary of Majid Al-Futtaim Group, won the second license to operate cinemas in the Kingdom.

The company received the license from the Minister of Culture and Information and Chairman of the General Authority for Audiovisual Media, Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad.

Al-Futtaim Group will invest SR2 billion to open 600 screens and provide 3,000 jobs in the next five years.

This will help achieve the goals of the Kingdom’s 2030 Vision when it comes to diversifying the economy and local production.

Vox Cinemas is the largest cinema operator in the MENA region and the leading regional cinema operator in the Kingdom.

Al-Futtaim Group is planning on opening its first movie theater in the Kingdom during the coming days. It will be in Riyadh Park Mall within the largest Magic Planet Family Entertainment Center in the region.

It consists of four screens, including the first IMAX screen for young people's movies and VOX KIDS, which is dedicated to children’s entertainment.