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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 23 October 2018

Nasdaq in Times Square displays leaders ahead of Saudi National Day

King Salman and Mohammed bin Salman images broadcast ahead of Sunday's celebrations

An image of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is displayed in Times Square on Friday ahead of Saudi National Day celebrations on Sunday. Courtesy: Dubai Media Office
An image of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is displayed in Times Square on Friday ahead of Saudi National Day celebrations on Sunday. Courtesy: Dubai Media Office

The famous Nasdaq screen in Times Square turned green and displayed pictures of Saudi Arabia's leaders on Friday ahead of the country's 88th national day on Sunday.

Images of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salam were shown to crowds in the New York square as trading began on Friday.

The kingdom is marking 88 years since its founding with a host of celebrations in the country and in the UAE.

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