ممثلية المملكة العربية السعودية في هولندا Kingdom of the Netherlands The Embassy Embassy News The Royal embassy of Saudi Arabia celebrates the 91st national day The Royal embassy of Saudi Arabia celebrates the 91st national day Last updated: 10/7/2021 1:05 PM Page Image Image Caption Page ContentThe Royal embassy of Saudi Arabia celebrates the 91st national dayOn the occasion of the 91st National day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, his Excellency the Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Ziad Al Atiyah held a celebration attended by Dutch officials, businessmen, members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and officials of International Organizations in The Hague. His Excellency delivered a national statement conveying the highest congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and His Royal Highness, the Crown Prince and the Saudi people on the 91st National Day.His Excellency also expressed his objectives of strengthening the distinguished historical bilateral relations between Saudi Arabia with the Kingdom of the Netherlands that exist since the mid-nineteenth century; praising the development of trade relations between the two countries and the expansion of Saudi-Dutch partnerships as well as promising opportunities in the diversified Saudi economy. His Excellency equally highlighted the steady growth of the trade exchange between the two countries, making The Netherlands one of the 10 largest trading partners with the Kingdom in the first half of this year.His Excellency also reiterated the most prominent achievements of Vision 2030, five years after its launch, that coincides with the 91st national day, recalling what was stated in the statement of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, at the conclusion of the G-20 Summit in Riyadh that “Vision 2030 aims to ensure the empowerment of all our citizens, especially women, allowing young people to seize the opportunities of the twenty-first century”.The ceremony also included a special screening of a short film entitled "Shams 89" by Saudi director Mansour Al-Badran. The film embodies the story of the "Estidama" team, participating in the global challenge for solar-powered cars, the journey of manufacturing a local Saudi solar-powered car, and the challenges the team faced and how to overcome them. Director Al-Badran holds a degree in media and cinema from the United States of America, winner of many awards from various film festivals in the Arab world, and chosen by the UN as an ambassador for citizens of Asia 2010 in New York.