Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif on Friday visited the International Falcon Breeders Auction in Malham, north of Riyadh.
The event, which will run until Sept. 5, is being organized by the Saudi Falcons Club with the participation of top falconers from around the world.
Prince Abdul Aziz, who is also chairman of the Saudi Falcons Club’s board of directors, conveyed the greetings of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the employees of the club.
He toured the various sections of the event, which include an auction hall, exhibitions of the world’s largest falconry farms, as well as medical and training supplies departments.
The interior minister also met a number of local and international falcon breeders who expressed their gratitude to the Kingdom for hosting the international event, and its actions to preserve falconry.
IFBA aims to achieve the aspirations of the Saudi leadership in promoting the heritage and culture of falconry in the Kingdom.