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More than 35,000 people visit Saudi Festival in Manchester | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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Manchester — More than 10,000 members of the British public visited the &#34Saudi Days&#34 festival in Manchester which concluded its six-day run on Monday.

Prince Turki Al-Faisal, the Saudi ambassador to the United Kingdom and Ireland, said that the festival had successfully enabled the British public to get acquainted with aspects of every day-life in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

He expressed appreciation for the companies and establishments that had contributed to financing the festival like Orbit TV and Saudi Aramco.

He noted that the festival had attracted more than 35,000 visitors, adding that the festival will be held in other British cities in the future.