Eastern Fleet Cycling Team visit troops at southern Saudi border

The Eastern Fleet Cycling Team. (SPA)
Updated 21 January 2018
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Eastern Fleet Cycling Team visit troops at southern Saudi border

JAZAN: The Eastern Fleet Cycling Team, who are currently visiting Jazan, launched their campaign “Our Soldiers Are in Our Hearts” two weeks ago with a bike ride that started at the King Abdul Aziz Naval Base in Jubail in the Eastern Province to visit soldiers on the southern border, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The team’s leader, First Lt. Bahri Al-Suwayda, pointed out that the campaign was carried out under the guidance of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the direct supervision of the commander of the naval forces, Lt. Gen. Bahri Al-Ghufaili, to visit soldiers performing their duty at the front lines on the southern border.
“The riders have crossed 1,900 km so far,” he said, “The trip passes through several provinces across the Kingdom. It was launched in Jubail, then passed through Dammam in the Eastern Province, Riyadh and Al-Kharj in the Riyadh region, and Jazan.”
He added: “The team’s nine members are currently at the headquarters of the naval forces in Jazan.”
The Eastern Fleet Cycling Team concluded their trip with a visit to the injured members of the armed forces at the Armed Forces Hospital in Jazan.


Saudi Cultural Exhibition concludes in Moscow

Seven Saudi films from young local directors streamed during the exhibition. (SPA)
Updated 18 June 2018
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Saudi Cultural Exhibition concludes in Moscow

JEDDAH: The Saudi Cultural Exhibition in Moscow, organized by the General Culture Authority on the sidelines of the FIFA World Cup, has concluded its activities and events.
The four-day exhibition attracted a large number of visitors, who were informed about Saudi culture, art and heritage through short films, traditional costumes, folkloric shows, and books translated into Russian.
There were also various pavilions, including for Arabic calligraphy, Saudi hospitality, Arabic coffee, henna and fine art, as well as one aimed at children. Seven films by young Saudi directors were screened, and were well received by audiences.
Seven Saudi films from young local directors streamed during the exhibition.
The exhibition was part of the General Culture Authority’s efforts to inform people about Saudi culture, art and identity.