GCA chooses Taghreed Al-Baqshi to present Saudi culture to China

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The General Culture Authority (GCA) is participating in the 10th Cultural Forum “China’s Visions.” (Supplied)
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The General Culture Authority (GCA) is participating in the 10th Cultural Forum “China’s Visions.” (Supplied)
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The General Culture Authority (GCA) is participating in the 10th Cultural Forum “China’s Visions.” (Supplied)
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The General Culture Authority (GCA) is participating in the 10th Cultural Forum “China’s Visions.” (Supplied)
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The General Culture Authority (GCA) is participating in the 10th Cultural Forum “China’s Visions.” (Supplied)
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The General Culture Authority (GCA) is participating in the 10th Cultural Forum “China’s Visions.” (Supplied)
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The General Culture Authority (GCA) is participating in the 10th Cultural Forum “China’s Visions.” (Supplied)
Updated 11 September 2018
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GCA chooses Taghreed Al-Baqshi to present Saudi culture to China

  • The General Culture Authority (GCA) is participating in the 10th Cultural Forum “China’s Visions”
  • The events include an artistic historical and cultural program to introduce the heritage and history of China

JEDDAH: The General Culture Authority (GCA) is participating in the 10th Cultural Forum “China’s Visions,” organized by the Culture Ministry in China. The Saudi participation is represented by Taghreed Al-Baqshi, nominated by the authority to showcase her talent and perform for the Chinese audience, seeking to present the true Saudi culture, its advancement and diversity.
The events include an artistic historical and cultural program to introduce the heritage and history of China, and a visit to the city’s landmarks and to the artists’ events, as well as to universities, academies and museums in China. The events will also highlight cultural exchange.
The Saudi artist Al-Baqshi’s participation includes an international workshop titled “China in the eyes of Arabs,” which will be accompanied by work from the most important artists. The workshop will last until Sept. 12. The end of the workshop will feature special shows by each artist for the Chinese culture ministry, to promote the Chinese-Arab ties and cultural exchange.
The authority’s nomination comes in the context of granting artists the opportunity to become artist ambassadors of their countries, to stress the important role of arts in international relations and in bringing people together.


King Salman welcomes Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Updated 17 October 2018
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King Salman welcomes Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

  • Sheikh Hasina shook hands with Saudi royals, top officials and military leaders during the reception ceremony

JEDDAH: Saudi King Salman has welcomed at his palace in Riyadh Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Her highness, also Bangladesh’s defense minister, shook hands with Saudi royals, top officials and military leaders during the reception ceremony.

King Salman also shook hands with Hasina’s accompanying delegation.

The king then hosted a luncheon in honor of the Bangladesh PM and her delegation.