Deal signed to promote sports in Saudi Arabia’s Neom

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Updated 11 July 2020

Deal signed to promote sports in Saudi Arabia’s Neom

  • LDI will act as sports adviser to Neom and help it design and activate plans for sporting activities

The Leaders Development Institute (LDI) has signed a partnership agreement with Neom — the joint stock company developing the Neom economic zone — to promote sporting activities in the planned smart city, in accordance with the directives of Sports Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al-Faisal.
LDI will act as sports adviser to Neom and help it design and activate plans for sporting activities, which will be aimed at both eager amateurs and aspiring professionals. Neom’s aim is to become “an international hub for sports” with cutting-edge facilities to host “the world’s biggest sporting events.”
 

 


Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and Greek counterpart discuss bilateral ties

Updated 22 September 2020

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and Greek counterpart discuss bilateral ties

  • They discussed bilateral relations and regional and international developments

RYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan received a phone call on Tuesday from his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias.
During the call, the two ministers discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations and enhance frameworks for coordination on issues of common interest, in addition to reviewing regional and international developments and means of tackling them.
Prince Faisal bin Farhan later on Tuesday met Russia’s Ambassador to the Kingdom, Sergey Kozlov, at his office in the ministry in Riyadh.
During the meeting, they reviewed the efforts of the G20 countries, which Saudi Arabia holds the presidency of this year and is set to host the 15th summit in Riyadh on Nov. 21-22.
They also discussed strategic relations between the two countries and ways to enhance joint cooperation in a number of fields, in addition to regional and international developments and issues of common interest.