Video: How is Saudi Arabia boosting its art and culture sectors?

Tue 02 Apr 2019 10:33 AM GST
International artists will be able to take residency in Saudi Arabia as part of a new "cultural residency" programme, the Ministry of Culture announced on Wednesday.

The programme is one of a number of new initiatives unveiled by the ministry, which also include prizes, scholarships and a culture fund meant to support artists.

Arabian Business' Bernd Debusmann and Shruthi Nair discuss the various schemes being introduced by Saudi Arabia to promote its art and culture sector on this edition of Inside AB.

(Source: Arabianbusiness.com YouTube channel)