Special museums showcase heritage of Saudi Arabia's regions

The displays aim to showcase the exhibits to amateurs and heritage collectors. (SPA)
Updated 13 July 2018
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Special museums showcase heritage of Saudi Arabia's regions

JEDDAH: Visitors to the 12th edition of Souq Okaz can explore the heritage of various regions of Saudi Arabia at nine special museum exhibitions.

The displays aim to showcase the exhibits to amateurs and heritage collectors, introduce investment opportunities and the contribution museums make to job creation in Saudi Arabia.

Each of the exhibitions has a theme reflecting the characteristics of the regions of Hail, Al-Ahsa, Riyadh, Belqarn, Al-Qassim, Jazan, Al-Namas and Taif. 

There is also a display of items that reveal the lives and heritage of the badia, and a live show that highlights the hospitality and generosity that characterizes the region of Hail. 


Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan visits Prophet’s Mosque in Saudi Arabia

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan visits Prophet’s Mosque in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: Pakistani Prime Minister, Imran Khan, visited on Tuesday the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah for prayer as part of his first official state visit since assuming office.
He was received at the Prophet’s Mosque by the commander of the security force of the mosque Brig. Gen. Muzli Abdulrahman Al-Mashhadan, the deputy head of the affairs of the Prophet’s Mosque in charge of Sheikh Saleh bin Khalid Al-Muzaini, and a number of officials in the General Presidency Agency for the Prophet’s Mosque.
Khan arrived in Saudi Arabia earlier on Tuesday following an invitation from King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Press Agency reported.