and Scientific Organization (ALESCO)

Saudi Arabia’s Diriyah was named the capital of Arab culture for 2030 on Monday. (@MOCSaudi)

Diriyah in Saudi Arabia named Capital of Arab Culture for 2030

  • Revered as the birthplace of the Kingdom, it was chosen ‘in recognition of its centuries-old history and eternal cultural significance’
  • Diriyah is the second Saudi location selected to be named Capital of Arab Culture; Riyadh was given the honor in 2000
By Rashid Hassan ·