Saudi Shoura Council calls for special bus routes

The council called on the PTA to allocate special routes for buses to enhance the efficiency of urban mobility. (SPA)
Updated 09 November 2018
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Saudi Shoura Council calls for special bus routes

  • The council called on the PTA to allocate special routes for buses to enhance the efficiency of urban mobility

JEDDAH: The Shoura Council called on the Public Transport Authority (PTA) to provide an environment conducive to the establishment of companies in the field of public transport and keep a regulatory role only.
The council called on the PTA to allocate special routes for buses to enhance the efficiency of urban mobility.
The council also called on the PTA to study increasing the representation of the private sector on its board of directors to achieve the objectives of Vision 2030, and develop the appropriate electronic mechanisms for receiving and handling complaints.


Saudi Arabia gears up for live music festival during E-Prix race

Updated 21 November 2018
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Saudi Arabia gears up for live music festival during E-Prix race

  • International and Arab musicians are set to perform
  • The event will be held at the UNESCO heritage site of Ad Diriyah

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia will be hosting a three-day music festival during the Saudia Ad Diriyah E-Prix in December.

International and Arab musicians are set to perform for fans to celebrate the first staging of the Formula E race.

The event will be held at the UNESCO heritage site of Ad Diriyah where six major artists will be performing each night from December 13, 14 and after the race itself on December 15.

“The ‘Saudia’ Ad Diriyah E-Prix is set to be the hottest ticket in town for so many reasons, from breath-taking electric racing, to entertainment, to culture. Soon everyone will find out who is coming, and we can promise a festival of music that offers fans, friends and families an unmissable experience,” Vice-Chair of the Saudi Arabia General Sports Authority, Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal, said.

“We suggest fans avoid the rush by getting your ticket now to avoid disappointment after the names are released,” he added.