Bahrain FM: Saudi Arabia’s leadership for joint Arab action will bolster regional security

Bahrain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, praised the success of the 29th Arab Summit held in Dhahran. (Reuters)
Updated 16 April 2018
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Bahrain FM: Saudi Arabia’s leadership for joint Arab action will bolster regional security

Bahrain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, praised on Sunday the success of the 29th Arab Summit held in Dhahran to achieve greater Arab solidarity and to exert more efforts in resolving the region’s issues.

In a statement to Saudi Press Agency, he said that: “the leadership of Saudi Arabia for joint Arab action will lead during this year to the achievement of great results to maintain Arab national security and to unite the Arab world.”

He pointed out that the presence of Arab leaders at the summit meetings reflected the keenness to address the current issues in the Arab arena.


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.