2000 News Story

Crown Prince Abdullah tours shopping malls in Riyadh

Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz today toured a number of shopping malls in Riyadh (the Sahara Center, the Aqariya Center, the Olaya Center and the Al-Faisaliyah Commercial Center), which are considered a symbol of the Kingdom's economic advance. His purpose was to see for himself aspects of the economic and commercial developments that are taking place in Saudi cities. At the Sahara Center, he was received by Mayor of Riyadh Dr. Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al-Muqrin, and greeted warmly by shoppers. He asked some of them about prices and whether they were happy with them. At the Al-Faisaliyah Commercial Center he was greeted by Governor of Asir Province Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, who is Director-General of the King Faisal Foundation.