Greater Mesopotamia

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Royal visit at Riyadh Exhibition

NewsPosted by Joachim Bretschneider Mon, May 12, 2014 13:34:38
Organizing (together with the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities) the exhibition concerning the joint Saudi-Belgium project in the Al-Ghat region - National Museum in Riyadh. Opening: 15.03.2014.

15.03.2014: Princess Astrid, the representative of King Philip of Belgium, visits the archaeological exhibition of the joint Saudi-Belgian project at Al-Ghat in the National Museum in Riyadh. Upon arrival, Princess Astrid was welcomed by Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) and a number of officials. Princess Astrid was accompanied by Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Didier Reynders.


Princess Astrid, Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz and Minister Reynders were briefed by Prof. Joachim Bretschneider on the recent discoveries of the joint Saudi-Belgian excavation mission at Al-Ghat.



See also:

http://www.nationalmuseum.org.sa/LatestNews.aspx?id=132

http://www.rtbf.be/info/societe/detail_des-belges-fouillent-le-desert-arabe?id=8225208

http://www.spa.gov.sa/English/viewphotonews.php?id=1209742&pic=

https://twitter.com/BelgiumMFA/status/444874970532163584

http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/index.cfm?method=home.regcon&contentid=20140315198617

http://www.scta.gov.sa/en/mediaCenter/News/MainNews/Pages/z-t-1-16-3-14.aspx

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