King Abdullah, Kuwait emir discuss regional upheavals

Updated 31 October 2014
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King Abdullah, Kuwait emir discuss regional upheavals

Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, who wrapped up a brief visit to Riyadh, met with Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah and senior government officials soon after his arrival at the Riyadh airbase on Tuesday night.
Sheikh Sabah was welcomed on arrival by Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, Riyadh Gov. Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz and other senior government officials.
The emir and King Abdullah discussed prospects of cooperation between the countries, in addition to the current events and developments in the region and the world at large.
The emir was accompanied by an official delegation, including First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
On behalf of King Abdullah, Crown Prince Salman hosted a dinner at his ranch in Diraiya on Tuesday.
Prior to the banquet, the crown prince accompanied the Kuwaiti emir in a tour of Al-Ouja Palace, during which the prince looked at several photographs and historical antiquities of the late King Abdulaziz and the city of Riyadh. Prior to his arrival in the Kingdom, the emir expressed alarm over several countries in the region sliding into chaos due to acts of terrorism and war, adding that the situation required the people of Kuwait to stand together against mayhem and terrorism.


Saudi Cultural Exhibition concludes in Moscow

Seven Saudi films from young local directors streamed during the exhibition. (SPA)
Updated 18 June 2018
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Saudi Cultural Exhibition concludes in Moscow

JEDDAH: The Saudi Cultural Exhibition in Moscow, organized by the General Culture Authority on the sidelines of the FIFA World Cup, has concluded its activities and events.
The four-day exhibition attracted a large number of visitors, who were informed about Saudi culture, art and heritage through short films, traditional costumes, folkloric shows, and books translated into Russian.
There were also various pavilions, including for Arabic calligraphy, Saudi hospitality, Arabic coffee, henna and fine art, as well as one aimed at children. Seven films by young Saudi directors were screened, and were well received by audiences.
Seven Saudi films from young local directors streamed during the exhibition.
The exhibition was part of the General Culture Authority’s efforts to inform people about Saudi culture, art and identity.