Saudi Arabia King Salman meets president of Niger at Riyadh palace

The King welcomed the President and his accompanying delegation in the Kingdom. (SPA)
Updated 27 November 2018
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Saudi Arabia King Salman meets president of Niger at Riyadh palace

  • The leaders held talks on boosting ties between their countries, and ways of developing them in various fields

JEDDAH: King Salman met the President of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, at his palace in Riyadh on Monday.
The leaders held talks on boosting ties between their countries, and ways of developing them in various fields. They also discussed regional developments, the Saudi Press Agency reported. 
The King welcomed the President and his accompanying delegation in the Kingdom, while the President expressed his happiness to visit Saudi Arabia. 

Niger has a population of around 20 million people, and is known to be the world’s top uranium producer. 


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.