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Saudi Arabia, UNESCO Agree on Enhancing Cultural Cooperation

Saudi Arabia, UNESCO Agree on Enhancing Cultural Cooperation

Thursday, 21 March, 2019 - 19:30
The MoU on cultural cooperation between Riyadh and UNESCO was signed in Paris on Thursday. SPA
Asharq Al-Awsat
The Saudi Ministry of Culture and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization signed in Paris on Thursday a memorandum of understanding to enhance cultural cooperation and the preservation of heritage.

The MoU was signed at the organization's headquarters in the presence of Saudi Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan and the Director General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay.

The two sides agreed on cooperation in preserving and repairing heritage sites, in addition to collaboration in arts, festivals and literature, including libraries, book fairs, arts performance, culture, children arts and related initiatives and conferences.

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