"This marks a watershed moment in the development of the cultural economy in the kingdom", said Culture Minister Awwad Alawwad in a statement.
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Culture and Information announced on December 11 that it would allow cinemas to operate beginning in early 2018, 35 years after Risky Business and Flashdance made a splash in theaters.
The modernist decision is part of bin Salman's and the government's initiative Vision 2030, which seeks to broaden their country's sources of revenue outside of the oil industry.
Theater-goers are expected to be lining up in March 2018 when movie houses will again be licensed.
The kingdom said there will be 300 cinemas by 2030, although it was not clear whether most major Hollywood, Bollywood and Arabic releases would be shown and how heavily edited the content will be.
The industry is expected to contribute about Dollars 24 billion to the economy and create more than 30,000 permanent jobs. They argue it makes no sense to ban cinemas when movies today are readily available online.
Actor and producer Hisham Fageeh, who starred in Saudi film Barakah Meets Barakah, said: 'It's spectacular news.
Yet, he voiced his concern over censorship, as "any kind of intimacy and love is considered taboo and a moral violation". He apparently has support from his father, King Salman, to address a number of social reforms.
Saudi Arabia is lifting a decades-old ban on cinemas and will allow both men and women in the audience - but media commentators don't expect to see couples sitting together watching steamy thrillers any time soon.
By forming an anti-corruption committee, the Crown Prince ordered the detention of senior princes and businessmen, in what media described as a massive purge.
Mr Trump also said the program would lay the foundation for an eventual mission to Mars, although he did not give a date for this. Trump said he was taking a giant step toward "reclaiming America's proud destiny in space".
Rigler said it takes about two weeks for the body to react to the killed virus in the vaccine to build up an immunity. The Health District keeps a list online of pharmacy and drugstore locations where flu shots are available.
He added: "I support and have tremendous respect for the fearless women now speaking out in this important national dialogue". Ex-Democratic congressman Harold Ford Jr . was sacked from Morgan Stanley on Thursday.
It clicks black and white photos each time you pose and the app also encourages you to change your pose when you stop moving. Last up is the iOS-only Scrubbies , which lets you scratch your video like a DJ's turntable to get the desired effect.
Seven South Korean arms groups rank among the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute's top 100 global arms producers. Overall, global sales of arms and military services have increased 38 percent since SIPRI began analyzing the data in 2002.
When two full moons occur in the same month, the second is sometimes called a blue moon or, in this case, a super blue moon. Sunday night at its perigee, the moon will be nearly 50,000 kilometers closer than at its apogee, or farthest point.
The terrorists fired one rocket towards the city of Ashkelon, triggering the siren system in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. The circumstances of the incident, which occurred near Gaza's northern border with Israel, were initially unclear.
The announcement was made by Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé during The Game Awards on Thursday night. There is now no Bayonetta 3 release date for Nintendo Switch , with the trailer not even hinting at a release year.
In the lead up to Horgan's decision, the two nations said finishing the now $10.7-billion dam would prompt a $1-billion lawsuit. The commission's report made no recommendations to government about its decision, but its report did question B.C.
However, that would be less than the over $US1 billion valuation Shazam announced after its 2015 round of funding. Shazam , which is based in London, said previous year that it had reached one billion downloads on smartphones.
USA mother kicked off flight for breastfeeding toddler
Then, after riding back home, Rui's father, who suffers from heart ailments, collapsed and had to be rushed to the emergency room. They lost their house and possessions, including her piano, in Hurricane Harvey , and are now living in temporary housing.
YouTube Will Launch New Music Streaming Service in 2018
At the moment, Spotify boasts over 140 million monthly users while Apple Music has over 30 million subscribers. The new service could help appease record-industry executives who have pushed for more revenue from YouTube .
Messi: Argentina, Masche, the bench…
A poor performance at Russian Federation 2018 could see Messi vanish again, though, according to the man himself. Argentina were placed in Group D at last week's World Cup draw, alongside Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria.