Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture signed an agreement with South Korean entertainment and media content company CJENM Ltd. to enrich the Kingdom’s cultural sector in Seoul on Thursday, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) announced.
The agreement included the development of plans for joint cooperation in the sectors of films, music and cultural events, according to SPA.
The deal includes plans to explore opportunities for cooperation in various cultural projects – including cinematic and musical activities and cultural centers that feature both Saudi and Korean heritage through music, art, food, theatrical arts, heritage, films and architecture, SPA reported.
In the presence of Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, the Deputy Minister of Culture Hamed bin Mohammed Fayez signed the agreement, while the South Korean company was represented by its CEO Sung Kang.
Prince Badr was in South Korea on an official visit to meet with cultural authorities in the country to discuss strengthening and developing cooperation, the SPA report added.
In line with Vision 2030, the culture ministry has been leading efforts to develop the Kingdom’s cultural sector and enrich it through international cooperation.
The ministry also aims to support Saudi creators and provide qualitative cultural options for the Saudi public, SPA said.