Saudi address at nuclear security conference in Japan

Updated 17 December 2012
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Saudi address at nuclear security conference in Japan

Tokyo: Saudi Arabia has called on the international community to pursue practical steps to achieve the highest safety standards, improve the safety of nuclear installations, spread the culture of nuclear safety, revise the standards continuously, and take advantage of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in setting national security regulations concerning safety, confronting operating incidents and rehabilitating specialized cadres.
In an address at Fukushima Ministerial Nuclear Safety Conference here, the President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy and Head of the Delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Conference, Dr. Hashim bin Abdullah Yamani stressed the Kingdom’s determination to continue its ambitious program to develop atomic and renewable energy sources to achieve the requirements of the ambitious development in a safe, environmental and economic sustainability.
It is noteworthy that the Fukushima ministerial nuclear safety conference is being held in Japan with the participation of the International Atomic Energy Agency and 120 countries and international organizations.
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Vox Cinemas wins second license to operate movie theaters in KSA

Updated 23 April 2018
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Vox Cinemas wins second license to operate movie theaters in KSA

  • Al-Futtaim Group to invest SR2 billion to open 600 screens and provide 3,000 jobs in the next five years
  • Vox Cinemas is the largest cinema operator in the MENA region

JEDDAH: Vox Cinemas, a subsidiary of Majid Al-Futtaim Group, won the second license to operate cinemas in the Kingdom.

The company received the license from the Minister of Culture and Information and Chairman of the General Authority for Audiovisual Media, Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad.

Al-Futtaim Group will invest SR2 billion to open 600 screens and provide 3,000 jobs in the next five years.

This will help achieve the goals of the Kingdom’s 2030 Vision when it comes to diversifying the economy and local production.

Vox Cinemas is the largest cinema operator in the MENA region and the leading regional cinema operator in the Kingdom.

Al-Futtaim Group is planning on opening its first movie theater in the Kingdom during the coming days. It will be in Riyadh Park Mall within the largest Magic Planet Family Entertainment Center in the region.

It consists of four screens, including the first IMAX screen for young people's movies and VOX KIDS, which is dedicated to children’s entertainment.