The Saudi Arabian Centers Company said, in a statement to the stock exchange today, Sunday, that it opened 3 new cinemas last August in its malls in three Saudi cities, bringing the number of its cinemas so far to 7.
The company added that it expects to launch 13 additional cinemas in its commercial centers during the current and next years until August 2021, according to the statement. A cinema is ever to be launched in this city, and includes 5 display screens with a total of 440 seats, according to the statement.
The company opened its second theater in the “Al-Ahsa Mall” center in Al-Hofuf, and it is the first cinema house ever in Al-Ahsa area and includes 6 display screens with a total of 910 seats, according to the statement.
As for the third screening house, it was in the “Haifa Mall” in Jeddah, and it is considered the second cinema in the city after the cinema, which was also opened by the Arabian Centers Company in its Mall of Arabia. The cinema includes 9 screens with a total of 830 seats, according to the statement.
The Arabian Centers Company said that the showrooms it had opened operate at half of their capacity only to maintain health measures and social distancing rules to counter the spread of infection with the Coronavirus, according to the statement.
The company had previously opened 4 cinemas in “Mall of Arabia” in Jeddah, “Al Hamra Mall” in Riyadh, “Al Nakheel Mall” in Dammam, and “You Walk” in Riyadh, according to the statement, and the Saudi government expects to open more than 300 homes. Cinema with more than two thousand displays by 2030.