Exhibition shows past, present and future of "green oasis" Riyadh

Exhibit at the UN : ‘A Day in Riyadh.’ UN Photo/Priyanka Shankar

"A green oasis in the middle of a desert".

That's how the mayor of Riyadh described his city, at a new exhibition at the UN this week, which revealed new perspectives on the Saudi capital's past, present and future.

Mayor Ibrahim Al-Sultan attended the launch of A Day in Riyadh; a 4-day-long installation showcasing the urban, environmental, economic, social and cultural development of the city.

Priyanka Shankar has more.

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