45 percent of Corniche project complete

Updated 21 April 2016

45 percent of Corniche project complete

JEDDAH: Forty five percent of the Corniche development project has been completed by the Jeddah municipality, including walkways, toilets and security systems.
This is according to Jeddah Mayor Hani Abu Ras who recently toured the 4.5-kilometer area from the Al-Nawras roundabout in the south to the Corniche intersection with Prince Faisal bin Fahad Road, a local publication reported Wednesday.
Some of the completed parts of the project include a fishing pier of 140 meters, a marine taxi station of 70 meters extending into the sea, 75 percent of concrete work, and 90 percent of walkways over 750 meters. Construction of toilets, showers and locker rooms have also been completed, and security control centers.
During the tour, the mayor visited the tunnel project at the intersection between Al-Andalus, Palestine and Al-Hamra streets, which is considered among the most vital for traffic flow in the province. The tunnel extends from the north to the south along Al-Andalus Road for 1.4 kilometers.


Saudi Arabia participates in GCC archaeology exhibition

The pavilion features a series of documentaries on Saudi Arabia’s cultural heritage. (SPA)
Updated 21 January 2020

Saudi Arabia participates in GCC archaeology exhibition

  • Saudi Arabia’s pavilion hosts, 55 artifacts and relics covering different eras, including from the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and the pre-Islamic and Islamic periods

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia, represented by the national heritage sector at the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), is taking part in the 6th Joint Periodic Exhibition on the Archaeology of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) Arab States in Kuwait.
The exhibition, held under the supervision of the secretary-general of the GCC, in partnership with the Kuwaiti National Council for Culture, Arts and Literature, opened last Wednesday at the National Museum of Kuwait and will run until Feb. 15.
The Kingdom’s pavilion hosts, 55 artifacts and relics covering different eras, including from the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and the pre-Islamic and Islamic periods.
The pavilion also features a series of documentaries on the Kingdom’s cultural heritage, a number of publications by the antiquities and museums sector on different areas of cultural heritage, as well as a collection of photographs and historical information on Saudi Arabia’s cultural depth.