Saudi Arabia Confirms Opening of Six More Cinemas by 2021

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Amr Nabil/AP/REX/Shutterstock (9635771g) Visitors laugh as they attend a cinema theatre at an invitation-only screening, at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, . Saudi Arabia held a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters in the kingdom Saudi Cinema, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - 18 Apr 2018

The announcement comes as part of kingdom’s $35m (SAR 130bn) “Quality of Life” program. The goal is to open 45 cinemas by 2030. Saudi Arabia declared that six more cinemas will be built over the course of the next two years, taking the total number of screens up to 63 by 2021. This also comes as part of Saudi Arabia’s “Vision for 2030” program.

“We are proud to be contributing to the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 as it goes through this historic period of transformation, and hope to provide movie-goers with unrivaled experiences as Saudi Arabia increases its culture and entertainment offering,” said a spokesperson for Cinépolis Gulf.

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The new openings will be located in Lulu Mall in Dammam that is opening in 2020, Al Hokair Time in Jazan, Obhour Mall in Jeddah, Cordoba Mall in Riyadh, Najran City Center, and finally, Al-Massrah Mall that is opening in 2021.

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