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France to Host Exhibition on Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ula Next Week

France to Host Exhibition on Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ula Next Week

Saturday, 5 October, 2019 - 08:45
Paris will host an exhibition on Al-Ula next week. (SPA)
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France will host next week the "Al-Ula, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Wonder" exhibition at the Arab World Institute in Paris, reported the Saudi Press Agency on Friday.

President of the Arab World Institute and former French Minister of Culture, Jack Lang, said the exhibition, which opens on Wednesday, seeks to shed light on the beauty and unique archaeological ruins of Al-Ula.

In partnership with the Kingdom, the exhibition will allow visitors to learn about Al-Ula’s 7,000-year history through various works of art, paintings and archaeological sculptures, he said during a press conference in Paris.

He lauded the close relations between Saudi Arabia and France, especially in the cultural field. These ties led to the holding of several cultural exhibitions in Jeddah and the capital, Riyadh.

Lang also hailed the Kingdom for deciding to open its doors to tourists from around the world and launch the e-tourist visa.

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