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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia celebrates New Year for the first time


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

01st Jan, 2020. 10:19 am
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Saudi Arabia

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia welcomed the new year for the first time in its history with fireworks.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  celebrated New Year’s evening for the first time in its history.

Different cities witnessed colorful skies.

The display, came just 10 years before the self-imposed deadline to Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 project.

Moreover, The display watched around the globe and will likely be seen as yet another example of the Kingdom’s modernization.

The Saudi capital joined cities around the globe with their moments of attention with fireworks, music, and hi-tech light shows.

However, This step comes within the changes witnessed by Saudi Arabia since Prince Muhammad bin Salman assumed mandate of the Covenant and under what is called a reformist vision, which is considered a break of the restrictions that the Kingdom has lived for years.

World Celebrations

Pakistan and rest of the world welcomed arrival of New Year 2020 with new hopes, wishes, and aims.

The people of Kiribati islands  the first ones to enter in the new decade.

Australians greeted the new year with a spectacular firework display over Sydney Harbour,

fireworks lighted up the night sky over Auckland in New Zealand.

Security officers in New York on high alert , as revelers arrived to celebrate the new year in Manhattan’s Times Square.

The Arc de Triomphe engulfed in fireworks as thousands descended on the Champs Elysees to welcome the new year in Paris.

Fireworks explode over the London Eye by the River Thames in London.

People celebrate with balloons on a bridge a few minutes after midnight in front of the Lausanne Cathedral in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Fireworks light the sky above the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.

Turkey’s Istanbul also witnessed colorful celebrations on new year’s eve.

Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple on the Acropolis hill as the new year begins in Athens, Greece.

People in costumes gather to welcome the new year in Coin, Spain.

Fireworks explode near the Spasskaya Tower during New Year’s celebrations in Moscow’s Red Square.

Drones form the shape of a crane in the sky as fireworks erupt at Singapore’s Marina Bay.

Fireworks erupt during celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Revelers arrive to watch the New Year’s Eve countdown outside a shopping mall in downtown Bangkok, Thailand.

People enjoy performances during a New Year’s celebration in North Korea’s historic Kim II Sung Square.

Furthermore, Revelers ring in the new year at a mall in Manila, Philippines.

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