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King Abdulaziz Camel Festival to kick off its activities on this date

By : Marwa Mahmoud

The fifth edition of Camel Festival of King Abdulaziz will be held on the first scheduled date of next December, in implementation of the directives of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed, General Supervisor of the Camel Club.

This was announced by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Camel Club, Fahad bin Hathleen.

He said, “The King Abdulaziz Camel Festival, in its fifth edition, will be held as scheduled on December 1, 2020, according to directions of the Crown Prince.”

Bin Hathleen thanked Crown Prince, for his directive to hold the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in its fifth edition on schedule, indicating that this comes within the history and folklore they represent, rooted in the souls of KSA people.

Bin Hathleen stated that Prince Muhammad bin Salman provided all support to the club to carry out its main tasks in preserving the value of this heritage, which comes within the framework of the Kingdom’s efforts to preserve this ancient legacy as well as revitalizing the economic, tourism and knowledge movement in this sector.

He stated that the details of the competitions will be announced very soon, in order to provide an opportunity for participants, camel owners and workers in the sector.

It is noteworthy that King Abdulaziz Camel Festival is held in the southern Sihad, with the participation of more than 1,800 participants annually, and the presence of more than 38,000 camel boards.

 Many competitions are held in it, most notably camel races, printing and hype competitions.