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. 


Saudi Commission on Tourism and Heritage chief on official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Mohammad Abdulhameed is raising his daughter Maria single-handedly. (AN photo)
Updated 17 July 2018
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Saudi Commission on Tourism and Heritage chief on official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina 

JEDDAH: The president of Saudi Arabia’s Commission for Tourism and National Heritage arrived in Sarajevo on Monday, as part of an official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz has expressed King Salman’s sincere greetings to the people and the government of  Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

He was then received by the chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bakir Izetbegovic, at their headquarters in the capital, Sarajevo. 

Prince Sultan is on an official state visit to the Balkan state upon the instructions of King Salman, who is keen to bolster ties with the country and open new horizons of cooperation between both states.