‘Riyadh Season extension limited to some areas’

Riyadh Safari
Updated 19 November 2019

‘Riyadh Season extension limited to some areas’

  • The ambitious 2019 Saudi Seasons initiative, the first of its kind in the region, was launched in February and includes 11 local seasons covering most parts of Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: The chairman of the General Entertainment Authority, Turki Al-Sheikh, announced on Tuesday the areas where Riyadh Season will be extended after its planned conclusion.
He said in a statement: “The season will end in mid-December as scheduled, but it will only be extended in some areas that are attracting more people increasingly. The areas are the following: Winter Wonderland, Al-Muraba’a, Riyadh Safari and Riyadh Sahara, where the season will be extended until Jan. 18, 2020, whereas it will be extended until the end of March 2020 in Riyadh Boulevard.”
The ambitious 2019 Saudi Seasons initiative, the first of its kind in the region, was launched in February and includes 11 local seasons covering most parts of the Kingdom. 


Organization of Islamic Cooperation says Florida shooting does not represent tolerant values of Saudis

Updated 07 December 2019

Organization of Islamic Cooperation says Florida shooting does not represent tolerant values of Saudis

RIYADH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressed Saturday sorrow over the shooting in Florida that killed three and injured several others.

The shooting by a Saudi aviation student took place at the US naval base in Pensacola, Florida. The attacker was shot and killed by police.

The organization condemned the attack in a statement, and stressing that the shooter did not represent the tolerant Islamic values of the Saudi people and all Muslims who believe in “tolerance and moderation.”

The Secretary-General of the OIC, Yousef Al-Othaimeen, offered condolences to the families of the victims and expressed his wishes for a speedy recovery for the injured.