"Indo Saudi Architectural Heritage'' Photos & Painting Exhibition
As part of the ongoing “Paryatan Parv” launched by the Ministry of Tourism, in collaboration with Ministry of External Affairs as well as the State Governments across the country from October 5-25, 2017, the Embassy of India, Riyadh organized a tourism promotion event at the International Indian School-Riyadh on October 22, 2017, which was attended by a cross section of the community members, students and the teachers.
On the occasion, Ambassador of India Ahmad Javed released an informative catalogue titled “Indo Saudi Architectural Heritage”, which depicts 16 historical monuments from various parts of India, photographed by Mr. K N Wasif – renowned photo journalist and Urdu columnist. The Catalogue also showcases 10 paintings of Saudi heritage sites by an established Indian artist Mrs. Sabiha Majeed. The catalogue carries brief description of the historical background of each monument depicted in it. Ambassador Ahmad Javed also inaugurated the Photo and Painting Exhibition, reflecting architectural richness of India and Saudi Arabia, by K N Wasif and Sabiha.