Seven countries from different continents are participating in the third edition of the Crown Prince Camel Festival organized in Taif Camel Square, which kicked off its activities last Sunday and has seen competition among several local and international camel owners, with 532 races, competing for a total prize pool of SR53 million.
The festivals’ official spokesman, Ahmed Al-Badr, said that the participating countries include the United States of America, Jordan, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and the UAE, in addition to Saudi Arabia, adding that the participants are taking part in the preliminary rounds for all categories.
In a related context, the Saudi Camel Federation, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, provided a center for Corona vaccines “Covid 19” on the premises, to ensure that all participants receive vaccinations and complete immunization jabs. The vaccination center opens its doors to beneficiaries in the evening period from 6:00 - until 9:00 pm.
Last Modified Date: 15/08/2021 - 7:25 AM Saudi Arabia Time
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