Saudi National Committee for Narcotics Control announces inaugural drugs awareness competition

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Updated 31 May 2018
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Saudi National Committee for Narcotics Control announces inaugural drugs awareness competition

  • The prize, which aims to raise media awareness of drugs, will exceed SR2 million in its inaugural edition.
  • The competition aims to raise awareness about the dangers of drugs and the psychological effects on individuals and society.

RIYADH: The secretariat of the Saudi National Committee for Narcotics Control announced the launch of a drugs awareness competition that will take place next month.
The prize, which aims to raise media awareness of drugs, will exceed SR2 million in its inaugural edition.
The competition will have two streams- one for individuals and another for companies. Both streams will have 4 sub categories: best awareness video, best awareness infographic design, best awareness drawing, and best awareness photo. Each category will have ten winners.
The secretariat of the National Committee for Narcotics Control’s spokesman Bandar Abdullah Al-Rumaihi added that this competition aims to raise awareness about the dangers of drugs and the psychological effects on individuals and society.
Al-Rumaihi also said that the competition aims to enhance cooperation between society and advocates of drug prevention.
Individuals, companies and associations that specialize in the awareness of prevention and the dangers of addiction can participate in the competition.
Participation in the competition is not limited to citizens and expats can take part too.


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.