Famous Spanish and Saudi TV host, actress and model, Sarah Abdulaziz was chosen by Saudi Arabia to host the opening of Saudi Arabia Tourism at the Arab World Institute in Paris.
The event was hosted by The Royal Commission: “AlUla, Marvel of Arabia”, on October 7th 2019, and was inaugurated by Prince Badr bin Mohammed ben Abdulla ben Farhan al Saud, Minister of culture of the country, governor of RCU – Franck Rieste, and the president of IMA – Jack Lang.
The gathering included a large number of guests from the worlds of archaeology, arts and culture. Famous architect, Jean Nouvel, and the former director-general of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, were also present at the exhibition.
Sarah Abdulaziz, a famous Spanish/Saudi TV host in the Gulf Cooperation Council, was given the opportunity to present the luxurious ceremony – where she communicated in English, Arabic and French.
She described the moment as an “invitation to the world to preserve an archaeological heritage, strike a balance between ambition and responsibility for future generations”.
Abdulaziz is a highly accomplished star, who not only is the face of her country but is also serving as a role model for all the women. She has been partnering with the UAE Government on humanitarian projects for a few years and is also a holder of numerous prestigious awards and publications in well-known magazines.
Furthermore, Sarah has been hosting the Saudi National Day Love Show for MBC for the last 3 years and is one of the most famous TV personalities in Saudi Arabia and UAE. She is also the first woman in the history of Saudi to host the first TV Talent singer show – setting an example for all the females in the country.
About RCU: Royal Commission for AlUla
The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) came into being to protect and safeguard AlUla, a region of high natural and cultural significance in North-West Saudi Arabia. According to the website, “RCU is embarking on a long-term plan to develop and deliver a sensitive, sustainable transformation of the region, reaffirming it as one of the country’s most important archaeological and cultural destinations and preparing it to welcome visitors from around the world”.
The organization is currently working over a broad range of initiatives across archaeology, tourism, culture, education and the arts – indicative of the ambitious efforts to cultivate tourism in Saudi Arabia.