The Saudi-French Follow-up Committee met on Monday, in Paris for the agreement concluded between the two countries to develop Al-Ula Governorate on the cultural, environmental, tourism, and humanitarian levels.
Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, Saudi Minister of Culture and Governor of the Royal Commission for Al-Ula Governorate, said that the partnership between the two countries, in cooperation between the Royal Commission for Al-Ula and the French Agency for the Development of Al-Ula, formed a successful model for nearly four years.
In a statement, the French Foreign Ministry stated that the meeting, which was chaired by Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, included Saudi Investment Minister Khalid Al-Falih, French Minister of Culture Roslyn Bachelot Narkim, and Saudi Deputy Foreign Minister Walid Al-Khuraiji.
The ministry added that the attendees discussed exceptional cultural projects, especially in the field of museums, and expressed their satisfaction with the success of the partnership between the two sides of Al-Ula in all areas of cooperation stipulated in the agreement.
The joint committee called on the Royal Commission for Al-Ula and the French Agency for the Development of Al-Ula to continue work and intensify cooperation in all cultural, industrial, and economic fields.