French and Saudi leaders, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (second left), meet at the Hotel de Matignon in Paris. Photo: EPA

Saudi Arabia to employ French experts to set up opera and orchestra, will also enter films at Cannes Film Festival

Crown prince has already announced the lifting of a ban on women driving, the reopening of cinemas for the first time in over three decades and new mixed-gender concerts despite opposition from religious hardliners

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French and Saudi leaders, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (second left), meet at the Hotel de Matignon in Paris. Photo: EPA
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