Embassy of Nepal in Riyadh organized an interaction programme with some Saudi journalists representing various media outlets at the Embassy of Nepal on 21 December 2019.
Welcoming the guests, Ambassador of Nepal to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, H. E. Prof. Dr. Mahendra Prasad Singh Rajput briefly highlighted some salient features of relations between Nepal and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He also highlighted the importance of the role of media to strengthen relations between countries.
Presenting Nepal as one of the most preferred holiday destinations for foreigners, HE the ambassador informed the media representatives of the decision of the Government of Nepal to observe the year 2020 as Visit Nepal Year. HE the ambassador requested the media persons to help promote Visit Nepal Year 2020.
The media persons actively participated in the interaction programme. The media personalities were interested about Nepal’s natural landscapes, cultural heritages, floras and faunas, mountains and other areas of Saudi interests. HE the ambassador and Embassy officials responded to their queries. The representatives expressed their full commitment to support the Embassy and the Government of Nepal in their endeavour to promote Visit Nepal Year 2020 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Varieties of packets of Nepali tea and tourism promotional materials were distributed to the guests as souvenirs.
Altogether 15 Editors, Reporters, TV anchors and Representatives from reputed Saudi media Al Watan Newspaper, Arab Weeks, Iqraa TV Channel, Al Hayat News, Saudi Gazette, Riyadh XPress Alriyadh Newspaper, Sabq Newspaper, Aljazira, Arab News, News 24, Tourism, Asharq Al awsat Newspaper, Arab Gulf News and News Chanel were present in the programme.
Embassy of Nepal
December 22, 2019
Media Gathering on Saturday 21st December 2019 from 6.30 to 8.30
|SN||Organization’s Name||Representative’s Name||Contact No.||Status||Attendance|
|1||Alwatan Newspaper||Mr. Mohab Al Awar / Journalist||0507267188||Confirmed|
|2||Arab Weeks||Mr. Mohammed Alsalham
|3||Iqraa Channel||Ms. May Mashaly
TV Announcer and Reporter
|4||Al Hayat News||Mr. Fateen A. Obaid /Journalist||0507266085||Confirmed|
|5||Saudi Gazette & Riyadh xPress||Mr. Waqar /Journalist
Chief Editor for Riyadh xPress
|6||Alriyadh Newspaper||Mohammad Alsaleh||050 325 7058||Confirmed|
|7||Sabq Newspape||Almalik Sarwar||055 623 3449||Confirmed|
|8||Aljazira||Mohammad Alaboud||050 347 8961||Confirmed|
|9||Arab News||Mr. Ghazanfar Ali Khan
Buru Chief /
|0504216417||Regreted after confirmation|
|10||Arab News||Rashid Hassan / Journalist||0597741565||Confirmed|
|11||News 24||Mr. Abdullah Alghdeer / Journalist||0557596686||Confirmed|
|12||Tourism||Mr. Mohammed Alabdulkareem||0509999198||Confirmed|
|13||Asharq Al awsat newspaper||Mr. Fathelrahman Yousif||0502598303||Confirmed|
|14||Aljazirah Printed Newspaper||Mr. Mohammed Aledroos||0505209461||Confirmed|
|15||Arab Gulf News||Ms. Mashayel Alshenefi||0500221020||Confirmed|
|16||News Chanel||Mr. Mohannad Almalki||0599017408||Confirmed|
Total Confirmations: 15