2000 News Story

Moscow Academy honors Riyadh as Arab Cultural Capital for 2000

The Saudi Academy in Moscow recently organized a cultural symposium entitled 'The Accomplishments and Horizons of Saudi Arabian Culture' on the occasion of Riyadh's selection as Arab Cultural Capital for the year 2000. The event was attended by Russian dignataries as well as members of the Arab diplomatic corps and other guests. The charge d'affaires at the Royal Saudi Embassy in Moscow Ali Ja'afar stressed in his speech the importance of cultural links in support and development of friendship and understanding among the peoples of the world.