UNESCO chief visits Ministry of Culture and Al-Turaif

UNESCO chief Audrey Azoulay visited Al-Turaif district in Diriyah, which was built in 1744 and is one of the largest mud-brick cities in the world. (SPA)
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Updated 31 January 2020

UNESCO chief visits Ministry of Culture and Al-Turaif

RIYADH:  The director general of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Audrey Azoulay, visited the headquarters of the Saudi Ministry of Culture in Al-Bujairi district, Diriyah, on Thursday.

She met Deputy Minister of Culture Hamid bin Mohammed Fayez in the presence of the president of the Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence, Dr. Abdullah Sharaf Al-Ghamdi, who gave a presentation.

Azoulay visited Al-Turaif district in Diriyah, which was built in 1744 and is one of the largest mud-brick cities in the world.


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