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Saudi Visual Arts Authority Forms Board of Directors

Saudi Visual Arts Authority Forms Board of Directors

Wednesday, 29 July, 2020 - 09:15
Riyadh - Asharq Al-Awsat

The Saudi Ministry of Culture revealed on Monday the formation of the board of directors of the Visual Arts Authority under the chairmanship of Culture Minister Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan.

Deputy Culture Minister Hamed bin Mohammed Fayez will serve as vice chairman and member. Other members include Dr. Nada Shabout, Prof. Fadi bin Mohammad Jamil, Prof. Faisal bin Farouk Tamr, Prof. Fahd bin Adel Al-Mandeel and Prof. Chris Dirkon.

The board will have a number of responsibilities and missions that aim to achieve the authority’s goals.

Moreover, the board will supervise the implementation of the authority’s strategies and approve policies related to its activities, rules, regulations, internal and technical procedures, and all ongoing plans and programs.

It will also promote funding and investment in areas related to the authority’s jurisdiction, propose industry standards and present them to the ministry, and encouraging individuals and institutions to produce content.

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