Saudi cinema brand opens its first branch

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The Minister of Media cut the ribbon during the opening. (SPA)
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Al-Shabana watched a movie on one of the cinema’s 15 screens. (SPA)
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The Minister of Media, Turki bin Abdullah Al-Sha
Updated 08 August 2019

Saudi cinema brand opens its first branch

  • The Saudi Minister of Media Turki Al-Shabana attended the opening
  • The new cinema belongs to Saudi brand and is fully managed by nationals

DUBAI: The first Saudi cinema brand opened its maiden branch on Tuesday in Jeddah, state news agency SPA reported.

Minister of Media Turki bin Abdullah Al-Shabana attended the opening of Muvi Cinema in Mall of Arabia, and watched a movie on one of its screens.

The 15-screen cinema is fully managed by a team of Saudi nationals.

“Honestly, this is an amazing achievement, I am happy it is a Saudi brand and it is something that inspires pride,” Al-Shabana said.

There is an intertwined relationship between the Quality of Life program and society, he added.

The partnership between Movie Cinema and Quality of Life program falls into the Saudi Vision 2030 plans, as it promises to build cinema complexes throughout the Kingdom.


Saudi Arabia takes part in forum to review sustainable goals

Updated 08 July 2020

Saudi Arabia takes part in forum to review sustainable goals

  • Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan is leading the Saudi delegation
  • Countries will submit annual progress reports during the forum

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is taking part in the High-level Political Forum 2020, UN central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the Sustainable Development Goals.
The online forum taking place from July 7 to 17 has been organized under the theme “Accelerated action and transformative pathways: Realizing the decade of action and delivery of sustainable development.”
Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan is leading the Saudi delegation comprising representatives of several government agencies.
During the forum, the annual progress report on the sustainable development goals will be launched, which will include the efforts of participating countries, their projects, and initiatives to achieve the 2030 sustainable development goals.
Through its participation, Saudi Arabia confirms its global efforts and its awareness of the importance of the international community’s cooperation in achieving common goals.