Sand skiing, off-road hill climbing among sports planned in Saudi Arabia’s Najran

Sand skiing, off-road hill climbing among sports planned in Saudi Arabia’s Najran
Najran Gov. Prince Jalawi bin Abdul Aziz meets Minister of Sports Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al-Faisal
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Updated 31 August 2020

Sand skiing, off-road hill climbing among sports planned in Saudi Arabia’s Najran

Sand skiing, off-road hill climbing among sports planned in Saudi Arabia’s Najran
  • Prince Abdul Aziz said the ministry is determined to continue producing sports equipment and increasing participation in sporting activities in the region

NAJRAN: Boosting sports activity as part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 was discussed in a Sunday meeting between Najran Gov. Prince Jalawi bin Abdul Aziz and Minister of Sports Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al-Faisal.
Prince Jalawi said the region was ready to open new facilities for different sports, including sand skiing in the Empty Quarter and Oroug Bani M’aradh, and off-road hill climbing with cars in the Badr Al-Janoub mountains.
He also discussed the challenges that sports face in the region, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Prince Abdul Aziz said the ministry is determined to continue producing sports equipment and increasing participation in sporting activities in the region.
He praised Najran’s passion for sports, the excellence of its athletes and its contribution to local and regional competitions.




The part of Rub al-Khali, or the Empty Quarter, in Najran is being eyed to host sand-skiing sports. (AP Photo)