Saudi Arabia eyes billions of dollars in entertainment investments

FILE PHOTO: Saudi people are seen at Riyadh Park mall during the opening of a cinema, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser/File Photo

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it expects billions of dollars to be pumped into a nascent state-backed entertainment sector and is eyeing dozens of Western acts, including an exhibition NBA basketball game and a Spanish-style running of the bulls. The kingdom is trying to shake off its ultra-conservative image in a drive […]

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