Al-Sheikh: Saudi entertainment sector ‘needs investment’

Turki Al-Sheikh, head of the General Entertainment Authority. (Supplied)
Updated 11 January 2019
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Al-Sheikh: Saudi entertainment sector ‘needs investment’

  • The GEA aspires to develop, establish and organize a competitive infrastructure for entertainment by cooperating with government and private sectors

JEDDAH: Turki Al-Sheikh, head of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), on Wednesday called for entrepreneurs to invest in the sector.
The government aims to invest $64 billion in its entertainment industry over the coming decade, as the Kingdom pursues social and economic reforms.
Al-Sheikh also tweeted that the doors were open for ideas and projects, inviting local and national banks to meet him to fund initiatives.
The GEA aspires to develop, establish and organize a competitive infrastructure for entertainment by cooperating with government and private sectors.


King Salman receives Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker in Riyadh

Updated 24 March 2019
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King Salman receives Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker in Riyadh

  • Al-Ghanim conveyed the greetings of Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to the king
  • The king also received the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkaliy Abylgaziyev at Al-Yamamah Palace on Sunday

RIYADH: King Salman received Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and other members of the Assembly at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Sunday.
Bilateral relations were reviewed, and parliamentary cooperation was discussed during the meeting.
Al-Ghanim conveyed the greetings of Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to the king, who in turn conveyed his appreciation and greetings to the emir.
The king also received the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkaliy Abylgaziyev at Al-Yamamah Palace on Sunday.
During the meeting, they discussed areas of cooperation between the two countries and ways of developing and strengthening them.