Saudi crown prince meets with heads of major American companies

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Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with Chairman of SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son in New York today. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman pose for a group photo with the heads of American companies in New York. (SPA)
Updated 27 March 2018

Saudi crown prince meets with heads of major American companies

NEW YORK: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met in New York on Monday with a number of CEOs and directors of major American companies in which the SoftBank Vision Fund invested. During the meeting, a number of investment opportunities were reviewed.


Jackie Chan hopes to make films in Saudi Arabia

Jackie Chan thanked Saudi Arabia for inviting him to the country. (File/AFP)
Updated 20 October 2019

Jackie Chan hopes to make films in Saudi Arabia

  • Jackie Chan expressed hopes the Kingdom would become a leading center of regional film and television

DUBAI: Hong Kong martial artist and actors Jackie Chan, who was recently in Riyadh to accept a Joy Excellence award, is looking forward to filming movies in Saudi Arabia, Chinese press has reported.

The actor also told the crowd gathered at the Joy Forum19, which gathered entertainment promoters and industry pioneers along with global stars including Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan and Hollywood star Jean-Claude Van Damme, that he had found a location in the Kingdom to make another action film.

“It’s my first time in Saudi, and I know it’s a big country. After only a few hours [travelling] here and looking at locations I know there’s a good place for car chasing, explosions, action; so, next time, I hope to come back with my crew,” Chan said.

The movie legend also thanked Saudi Arabia for inviting him to the country, and expressed hopes the Kingdom would become a leading center of regional film and television.