Governor of Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province welcomes international archaeological team

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Arab News
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Wed, 2018-12-05 01:30

DAMMAM: Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, the emir of Saudi
Arabia’s Eastern Region and chairman of the Tourism Development
Board, has welcomed a Saudi-Dutch-French archaeological team to the
site of “THajj”.
The archaeological research is being undertaken in collaboration
with universities and scientific centers under an agreement signed
with the University of Leiden, Netherlands. The team was
accompanied by Abdul Latif bin Mohammed Al-Bunyan, the director
general of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage
(SCTH).
Prince Saud said that the Kingdom in general, and the Eastern
Region in particular, is rich with archaeological sites, which are
cared for under the guidance of Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince
Mohammed bin Salman. He stressed the importance of preserving
archaeology and supporting exploration teams, and said he
appreciates the work of the team in THajj and looks forward to
further discoveries that will enrich the Kingdom’s heritage.

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Governor of Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province welcomes international archaeological team