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