Swedish envoy visits KSA’s Al-Baha University

The rector of Al-Baha University, Dr. Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Hussein, on Sunday received Swedish Ambassador Jan Knutsson. (SPA)
Updated 19 November 2018
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Swedish envoy visits KSA’s Al-Baha University

  • The Swedish presence in Saudi Arabia is longstanding and involves companies, business persons, doctors and engineers who have participated in the development of the public and private sector

JEDDAH: The rector of Al-Baha University, Dr. Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Hussein, on Sunday received Swedish Ambassador Jan Knutsson.
During the meetings, they discussed issues related to international cooperation and cultural exchange between the Saudi university and Swedish educational institutions.
Saudi Arabia is Sweden’s largest trading partner in the region.
The Swedish presence in Saudi Arabia is longstanding and involves companies, business persons, doctors and engineers who have participated in the development of the public and private sector as well as in important infrastructure project — and they continue to do so.


Family Zone proves a big hit at Ad Diriyah E Prix

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Family Zone proves a big hit at Ad Diriyah E Prix

  • On offer were physically challenging activities such as a zipline, a net climbing wall, and a horse corral for the younger kids
  • At the heart of the park was an area dedicated to local artists and vendors, with everything from traditional foods to handmade soaps to artwork and clothing on display

RIYADH: The festivities at the Ad Diriyah E Prix event continued with the Family Zone, located at a park inside historical Ad Diriyah. Activities were many and varied, with both adults and children partaking in and enjoying the variety of activities on offer.

On offer were physically challenging activities such as a zipline, a net climbing wall, and a horse corral for the younger kids. In the middle of the park was a maze, and a VR biking station where you could race your friends on a digital track.



Costumed performers also entertained guests and posed with them for selfies. There was also a photobooth where guests could take commemorative photos with event-related props.

At the heart of the park was an area dedicated to local artists and vendors, with everything from traditional foods to handmade soaps to artwork and clothing on display. There were also challenge games where prizes could be won, and a craft area where you could create your own Formula E inspired artworks.

Further on, in the Al Bujairi section, were a photography exhibit, an art exhibit, and live musical acts. The area was adorned with oversized racecar driver helmets, painted by local artists.