Deal signed to strengthen Saudi art, cultural sectors

Jerry Inzerillo, CEO of DGDA. (Saleh Alanzi)
Jerry Inzerillo, CEO of DGDA. (Saleh Alanzi)
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Updated 01 January 2021

Deal signed to strengthen Saudi art, cultural sectors

Deal signed to strengthen Saudi art, cultural sectors

RIYADH: Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) and Misk Art Institute (MAI) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to share expertise and promote cooperation across several areas.
The move is part of Saudi Vision 2030 linked policies, aiming to create increased job opportunities and prospects for the local community and put the country on the world tourist map.
The MoU was signed in Riyadh by Jerry Inzerillo, CEO of DGDA, and Reem Al-Sultan, CEO of MAI.
The MoU aims to provide inter-company counsel on information related to the arts sector and the research and documentation of artwork, hold training courses for artists and art professionals, and establish internships in the arts and culture sectors.
It also offers consultancy and advisory services on developing resources in the arts sector.
Al-Sultan said: “The MoU comes within the framework of the institute’s eagerness to provide support, consultancy, and training to all bodies and firms working in the art and creative sector. This will transform the city into a vital hub for visitors and tourists both inside and outside the Kingdom.”
Inzerillo said: “DGDA is delighted to boost its collaboration with the Misk Art Institute through this MoU signing, as through its recent successful projects, the institute has played an intrinsic role in the cultural life of the Kingdom, and we look forward to our future joint endeavors.”

 


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