‘Al-Aqilat Museum’ Celebrates Saudi Arabia’s Trade and Industrial Roots

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"Al-Aqilat Museum," part of the "Saudi Made" exhibition, tells the story of a group of Kingdom merchants who traveled the nations for trade.

The “Al-Aqilat Museum” tells the story of a group of Saudi traders traveling to different countries for trade.

Riyadh: The “Saudi Made” exhibition recently opened as part of the Riyadh Season.

The “Al-Aqilat Museum,” a part of the “Saudi Made” exhibition, tells the story of a group of Saudi merchants who traveled the nations for trade. It focuses on evoking the history of Saudi industries, connecting its past with the present through various activities associated with commercial practice.

The museum succeeded in giving the exhibition a unique glow; as it relates the tale of the rise of Saudi traders and various Saudi products; from earlier ages to the present, through its collections.

Moreover, it celebrates the Al-Aqilat tribe through photos, documents, and their holdings that document the Saudis journey through industry and commerce over the centuries.

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For his part, the museum’s founder Abdul Latif Al-Wahaibi confirmed; that one of the museum’s objectives is to document examples of handicrafts; dating back hundreds of years since the establishment of the Kingdom.

He noted that the museum includes several handicrafts related to the Kingdom’s culture and heritage; and general and historical information about Al-Aqilat.

Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, Minister of Energy, had recently inaugurated the “Saudi Made” exhibition with the participation of 250 entities and 4500 products, in addition to providing more than 15 workshops, presented by 30 speakers alongside unique Saudi live shows.

This exhibition is a forum that brings together the most prominent Saudi industries and expertise; to deliver Saudi products to global leadership and make them closer to consumers and the market.

The “Saudi Made” exhibition’s objectives are to create cooperation between member companies and support public and private sectors.

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