France says to help Saudi Arabia set up orchestra, opera

Author: AFPMon, 2018-04-09 13:40ID: 1523270863963831400PARIS: France is to help Saudi Arabia set up a national orchestra and opera, a minister announced Monday, in a further sign of major cultural changes underway in the conservative Gulf kingdom.
“Today an agreement was signed with the Paris Opera to help Saudi Arabia set up a national orchestra and an opera,” French Culture Minister Francoise Nyssen told a press conference after talks with her Saudi counterpart.
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