Riyadh : The Saudi International Falcons and Hunting Exhibition opened its doors today to visitors at the headquarters of the Saudi Falcon Club in Riyadh, which will run until October 10.
The official spokesman for the Saudi Falcons Club, said the exhibition aims to preserve the Saudi culture and heritage of raising different types of falcons, as well as the hobby of hunting, and pass it on to future generations, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Al-Taweel added that the exhibition represents the first platform in Saudi Arabia that attracts companies and individuals to display and sell hunting weapons, equipment, and falcons, and is considered the largest of its kind in the region.
In its third edition this year, the exhibition will host major local and international companies specialized in manufacturing hunting weapons, which will be offered for sale for visitors; provided that the buyer obtains a weapon license. The visitors can also buy weapons and ammunition, and apply for a license to carry or acquire a weapon license.
Leading hunting weapons manufacturing companies are participating in the exhibition, offering pistols, sniper weapons, shotguns, hunting rifles, semi-automatic rifles, as well as the best products and equipment pertinent to hunting and falconry.
The event also includes an arts sector where 29 artists and craftsmen from 10 countries will participate to display their paintings and creative models.
The exhibition is scheduled to accommodate pavilions for hunting guns, different kinds of falcons, arts and family interaction, shooting ranges, the Saudi village, and a corner for the future falconers, in addition to a digital museum, and many surprises and accompanying events that will be present in the third edition of the exhibition.