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Prince Khalid in Portugal to exhibit his paintings

Governor of Asir Province Prince Khalid Al-Faisal is in Portugal for the exhibition of his paintings which opens today in Lisbon. Speaking on the occasion, Prince Khalid expressed the hope that the exhibition will allow the Portuguese people to learn about the beauty of Saudi Arabia. He went on to say that the message of his paintings reflects the culture of Islam, which advocates love and coexistence. Culture and the arts, he declared, can play a role in strengthening relations among the countries of the world, commenting that political and economic relations are not enough. A Portuguese arts show is planned for Riyadh, and Prince Khalid has invited Portuguese artists to visit the Asir.