Saudi Post issues new stamp to commemorate Hajj 2018

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Saudi Arabia’s Post Corporation has released a special memorial stamp for this year’s Hajj season in 3 and 5 riyal stamps. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Post Corporation has released a special memorial stamp for this year’s Hajj season in 3 and 5 riyal stamps. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Post Corporation has released a special memorial stamp for this year’s Hajj season in 3 and 5 riyal stamps. (SPA)
Updated 12 August 2018
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Saudi Post issues new stamp to commemorate Hajj 2018

JEDDAH: The Saudi Post Corporation has released a special memorial stamp for this year’s Hajj season, and for the first time has issued three riyals and five riyals stamps.
Saudi Post President, Eng. Mohammad Al-Jabbar said the corporation issues memorial stamps to document important events witnessed in the Kingdom in various fields.
He noted how stamps are a communicative means that reach countries and people around the world, and how it is important to highlight the Kingdom’s achievements, national efforts and historical moments through their issuance.
The stamp design was crated with the slogan of this year’s Hajj season, “The Kingdom embraces the world,” alongside a verse from the Holy Qur’an that reads: “And proclaim that the people shall observe Hajj pilgrimage...” [Qur’an 22:27]


Salman Khan, Cuba Gooding Jr. to host discussions during Saudi Film Festival

Updated 21 March 2019
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Salman Khan, Cuba Gooding Jr. to host discussions during Saudi Film Festival

  • The six-day celebration of cinema is organized by the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts
  • The Sharqiah Season, the first of 11 Saudi seasons of entertainment, will run until the end of the month

DHAHRAN: As part of Sharqiah Season in the Eastern Province, the fifth Saudi Film Festival will feature Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. and Indian superstar Salman Khan.
The six-day celebration of cinema is organized by the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts (SASCA) in partnership with the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra).
Khan recently announced in a video message that he will visit Ithra on Sunday as a guest of the film festival.
“Hello Saudi Arabia, assalamu alaikum,” he said in the video. “See you at Ithra on the 24th of March, InshaAllah.”
The actor is best known for his performances in blockbuster Hindi flicks such as “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”, “Ek Tha Tiger” and its sequel “Tiger Zinda Hai.”
In “An Evening with the Stars,” Khan will talk about his lengthy Bollywood career as both a film star and a producer.
He has starred in more than 80 Bollywood films, and has produced more than 30 via his production company Salman Khan Films.
On Monday, Gooding Jr. will take to the stage to discuss his 30 years of experience as an actor.
The American is best known for his performances in “Jerry Maguire”, “A Few Good Men” and “Men of Honor.”
Gooding Jr. has played more than 85 roles over the course of his career. He won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Rod Tidwell in the 1996 film “Jerry Maguire.”
Tickets to both events, as well as for the film festival as a whole, are available on Ithra’s website.
The Sharqiah Season, the first of 11 Saudi seasons of entertainment, will run until the end of the month, with more than 83 activities in nine cities.