Late Saudi artist Munira Musalli honored

Artist Munira Musalli is pictured during an exhibition in 2016. (Photo courtesy: Hafez Gallery via Instagram)
Updated 13 January 2019
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Late Saudi artist Munira Musalli honored

RIYADH: Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, the Minister of Culture, today directed naming one of the art galleries in the kingdom after late fine artist Munira Ahmed Mohammed Musalli in recognition of her contributions and achievements in supporting the fine arts in Saudi Arabia.

Artist Munira Musalli passed away on Friday.

Born in 1954 in the holy city of Makkah, Munira studied in the Faculty of Fine Arts in the Egyptian capital of Cairo.

She received her Diploma in Design from the US in 1979. She worked in the same year at Saudi Aramco as director of publications in the Department of Relations.
 


King Salman receives outgoing Brazilian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

King Salman receives outgoing Brazilian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Flavio Marega in Riyadh on Wednesday. SPA
Updated 24 January 2019
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King Salman receives outgoing Brazilian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

  • The reception at the Yamamah Palace in Riyadh was attended by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir

King Salman received on Wednesday outgoing Brazilian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Flavio Marega. 

The ambassador paid farewell to the king on the occasion of the end of his term as an ambassador of his country to the Kingdom.

The reception at the Yamamah Palace in Riyadh was attended by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir.

Later, King Salman received senior officials of the Ministry of Commerce and Investment, presidents of chambers of commerce, and a number of businessmen.

During the reception, the king stressed the important role of the private sector in achieving development goals in the Kingdom and raising the level of provided services.

The audience was attended by Minister of Commerce and Investment Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qassabi and Governor of Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization Saad bin Othman Al-Qasabi.