Amer Al-Hamoud, Saudi Arabia’s Film Authority board member

Amer Al-Hamoud, Saudi Arabia’s Film Authority board member
Amer Al-Hamoud
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Updated 29 July 2020

Amer Al-Hamoud, Saudi Arabia’s Film Authority board member

Amer Al-Hamoud, Saudi Arabia’s Film Authority board member

Amer Al-Hamoud was recently appointed a member of Saudi Arabia’s Film Authority board of directors.
The Film Authority will be responsible for developing the industry by creating and proposing strategies for the sector.
Al-Hamoud has been the director of the Riyadh-based Saudi Arabian Society for
Culture and Arts (SASCA) since January 2019.
He has been a member of the standing committee of the National Theater in the Gulf Cooperation Council since 2012.
Al-Hamoud has been the CEO of Layali Media Productions since its establishment in 1988 in Riyadh.
He has judged several national and regional competitions such as the Riyadh Youth Theater Competition in 2018, the film competition at the Saudi Colors Festival in 2017, the Cairo Television Festival in Egypt in 2009 and the Sharjah Theater Festival in the UAE in 2007.
Between 2008 and 2012, Al-Hamoud served as a member of the advisory committee for SASCA’s theater.
He has also been granted several awards such as an honorary award from the Kingdom’s Ministry of Culture and Information on the occasion of World Theater Day in 2018.
He also won a bronze award for the series “Noura” at the 8th Gulf Festival for Radio and Television Production in Bahrain and a silver award for a TV Evening Special in 2004.
Al-Hamoud was declared best director by the National Council for Culture and Arts in Kuwait at the Second Annual Theatre Competition in 2002-2003 for the production of the play “The Fear.”


Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts

Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts
Updated 23 January 2021

Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts

Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts
  • Aim is to enhance bilateral relations
  • A number of joint projects will be launched during the trip

RIYADH: A high-level Saudi delegation begin an official visit to Uzbekistan on Saturday, with the aim of strengthening bilateral relations, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Friday.
The delegation, led by Minister of Investment Khalid Al-Falih, will include officials from a large number of government agencies, in addition to representatives from the private sector and senior Saudi businessmen.
The agenda for the visit includes the unveiling of a number of joint projects, the signing of a memorandum of understanding, and the launch of renewable-energy projects led by Saudi companies, as well as meetings between officials and businessmen from both countries.
Uzbekistan’s “business environment is witnessing an increase in investment opportunities in the fields of energy, food industries, building materials, mining, electronics, information technology, agriculture and others,” according to the SPA report.