Official Press Release

Latest Archaeological Discovery Could Alter Perspective on Early Human Migration from the Arabian Peninsula

 85,000-year-old human footprints discovered in north-western Tabuk region Latest fossil find reaffirms theory that the region was at the crossroads of the Great Migration route    RIYADH, May 13 (CIC) – Saudi Arabia’s north-western Tabuk region, which has yielded many archaeological marvels in recent years, once again became the focus of attention for historians and…

General Culture Authority of Saudi Arabia and IMAX Enter MOU to Identify and Develop IMAX Films

CANNES, May 12, 2018 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and Saudi Arabia’s General Culture Authority (GCA) today agreed in principle to jointly seek opportunities to identify and develop local IMAX format films. The non-binding agreement is part of GCA’s strategic efforts to develop a dynamic and sustainable film industry in Saudi Arabia. Under a non-exclusive…

Saudi Arabia Welcomes Global Film Industry with Launch of a Rebate Program Among the Most Attractive in the World

    35% Baseline Cash Rebate Program to Incentivize International Film Production in the Kingdom, 50% Rebate Available for Spend on Saudi Labor   Grant Program for Saudi Filmmakers for Production in the Kingdom     Partnership Programs with Leading Global Film Institutes for Saudi Talent Development CANNES, May 11, 2018 – The Saudi Film Council…

King Salman Issues Royal Order to Protect Whistleblowers in Corruption Cases

Chairman of the Saudi National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha) Khalid Al-Muhaisen says order provides protection for every employee who submits a report on corrupt financial and administrative practices   RIYADH, May 6 (CIC) – King Salman bin Abdul Aziz has issued a Royal Order ordering Saudi authorities to provide protection to whistleblowers in corruption cases, after…

Saudi Arabia Launches SAR130 Billion Quality of Life Program 2020 with Aim to Build a Vibrant Society

The program strives to place Saudi cities on the list of the best 100 cities in the world by upgrading services and infrastructure, improving the quality of life and providing attractive investment opportunities Direct expenditures of the Quality of Life Program 2020 initiatives stand at SAR74 billion Total direct government expenditure in the program is…