‘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. 


KSRelief launches prosthetics' center in Taiz

Updated 23 January 2020

KSRelief launches prosthetics' center in Taiz

TAIZ: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) on Wednesday launched an artificial limb center in Taiz, Yemen, providing high-quality prosthetics for up to 600 patients.

Abdulqawi Al-Mikhlafi, who is the deputy governor of Taiz, expressed his appreciation for the Kingdom’s generous support to Yemen across all sectors over the past few years, particularly in the areas of health, the environment and development.

Al-Mikhlafi said such efforts helped local authorities to deal with the many challenges they faced in providing comprehensive services to needy Yemenis.

He added that the Kingdom’s support reflected the deep historical and cultural ties between the people of Yemen and Saudi Arabia, and he praised the Kingdom for standing by the country and its government for more than 50 years.

Dr. Elan Abdul Haq, deputy governor of Taiz for health affairs, thanked KSRelief for its continued support for Taiz and Yemen, assistance he said had alleviated the suffering of millions of Yemenis during the ongoing conflict.

The head of the Artificial Limbs Center, Mansour Al-Wazei, announced that the center would begin receiving patients soon, providing vital aid to amputees for whom prosthetics meant regaining the ability to live full and productive lives.