King Abdullah recuperating in hospital

Updated 22 November 2012
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King Abdullah recuperating in hospital

Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, yesterday visited King Abdul Aziz Medical City to get reassured about Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah’s health.
The crown prince was received on arrival at the hospital by Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, state minister and commander of the National Guard, other princes and officials. Prince Salman prayed for the king’s quick recovery.
Prince Miteb, Prince Talal, Prince Mamdouh, GCC Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif Al-Zayani, regional governors, and ambassadors of foreign countries also visited the hospital to get reassured about the king’s health.


Vox Cinemas wins second license to operate movie theaters in KSA

Updated 47 min 29 sec ago
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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.