‘Misk Historic Jeddah’ returns with 22 activities

Visitors can experience and learn about the deep-rooted traditions of this ancient city that has influenced Saudi culture. (SPA)
Updated 15 May 2019
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‘Misk Historic Jeddah’ returns with 22 activities

  • Visitors can experience and learn about the deep-rooted traditions of this ancient city that has influenced Saudi culture

RIYADH: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s Misk Foundation launched the third edition of “Misk Historic Jeddah” from May 14-20.
The event highlights the region’s historical and cultural importance, and includes 22 interactive and entertainment activities for all segments of society. One of the most important activities will be a holographic play.
Visitors can experience and learn about the deep-rooted traditions of this ancient city that has influenced Saudi culture.
Abdullah Al-Khayyal, director of the event, stressed the importance of paying “great attention to culture, including the promotion of cultural heritage.”
He said: “This initiative contributes both cognitively and culturally to revitalizing the historic city of Jeddah, and transforming it into a tourist site suitable for all ages, to learn about the history and heritage of Saudi Arabia.”


King Salman receives phone call from China’s Xi: Chinese media

Updated 20 September 2019

King Salman receives phone call from China’s Xi: Chinese media

  • Xi told King Salman that China condemned an attack on the country’s oil facilities
  • He also called on all parties to avoid taking steps that would escalate the situation

HONG KONG: Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Friday, state news agency Xinhua reported.
Xi told King Salman that China condemned an attack on the country’s oil facilities and called on all parties to avoid taking steps that would escalate the situation, Xinhua reported.