The agreement will encourage collaborations between the two countries in the film, music, design, and fashion industry.
Prince Badr bin Abdullah Al Saud, Saudi Minister of Culture, and Nadine Dorries, UK Culture Secretary, have signed an agreement to enhance cultural cooperation between the two countries in various cultural fields.
The agreement was signed in the newly created JAX District, in the Ad Diriyah area in the western part of Riyadh.
Saudi Arabia and the UK agreed to strengthen cooperation and cultural exchange with regards to museums, films, theatre, performing arts, music, literature, publishing, translation, visual arts, architecture, design, and libraries.
The two countries also agreed to exchange experiences for joint strategic projects and coordinate on systems, regulations and policies concerned with culture.
The MoU also included developing cooperation to preserve Saudi heritage, facilitating communication procedures between the cultural authorities in the two countries, enhancing participation in cultural festivals and artistic residency programs between government and private institutions, and holding capacity building programmes and joint cultural seminars.