Audiovisual commission signs MoU with iflix to boost Saudi media production

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Audiovisual Media (GCAM) signed a MoU with iflix Middle East and North Africa Company to boost Saudi media production. (SPA)
Updated 10 September 2018
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Audiovisual commission signs MoU with iflix to boost Saudi media production

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Audiovisual Media (GCAM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Sunday with iflix Middle East and North Africa Company to boost Saudi media production.
The agreement seeks to “develop Saudi talents by helping the company find local producers, directors, actors and writers in the field of audiovisual media,” said the authority’s statement.
It also aims to support the talented by developing, promoting and distributing their works throught the iflix entertainment service.
The agreement was signed by the GCAM Director General of Media Sector Development, Jassim Alharoon, and the Director of Operations at iflix, Mark Allan Burt.


Thunder and dust storms expected to hit various regions of Saudi Arabia

Updated 19 April 2019
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Thunder and dust storms expected to hit various regions of Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Thunder and dust storms are expected to affect the Riyadh region from the early hours of Friday till 9 p.m.
Areas affected will include Riyadh, Al-Kharj, Rumah, Al-Muzahimiya, Hawtat Bani Tamim, Huraymila, Al-Aflaj, and surrounding areas.
Dust and thunderstorms are also expected in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province.
Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Meteorology and Environmenal Protection also said that dust storms will limit visibility in the Kingdom’s northern and western regions.