RIYADH: More than 40 ambassadors and heads of diplomatic
missions accredited to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday visited the King
Abdul Aziz Camel Festival in the southern Sayahdah district of
They toured the festival’s activities for several hours,
including the Camel Village, the World of Nomads event, the desert
park and various pavilions. The World of Nomads event showcased the
histories and cultures of nomadic peoples from more than 75
The delegation expressed happiness with the festival’s
activities, stressing that Saudi Arabia has become a tourist and
The delegation thanked King Salman and the crown prince for
providing the opportunity for many countries worldwide to
participate in this event.
The festival, lasted for more than 43 days, aimed to promote the
camel heritage in Saudi Arabia, Arab and Islamic culture.
The organizing committee of the festival was keen to celebrate
the ancient desert symbol that reflects an authentic and extended
culture by organizing a world festival highlighting the culture of
camels, the Saudi Press Agency said.
Earlier, Camel Club Chairman Fahd bin Falah bin Hithlin thanked
the Saudi leadership for supporting the annual celebration of Saudi
culture and heritage.
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More than 40 envoys tour King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival in Riyadh