New Saudi commissions to boost ‘comprehensive and balanced development’

Government officials stressed that the recently approved royal commissions in Saudi Arabia will contribute to achieving the comprehensive, balanced and sustainable development of the regions of the Kingdom.

On Thursday, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, issued royal decrees providing for the establishment of two commissions to develop Taif and Al-Ahsa.

The two commissions, separately, will each have a board of directors whose chairman and members are appointed by the Prime Minister.

Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Region, and Prince Ahmad bin Fahd bin Salman, Deputy Governor of the Eastern Region, thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister, for having created the commission for the development of Al-Ahsa.

In statements to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), they said the royal order reflects the will of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince to develop cities and provinces in the Eastern region, as well as raising the level of services offered to citizens and residents.

They added that the establishment of the commission for the development of Al-Ahsa reflects its natural, human, agricultural and industrial capabilities, as well as its historical and cultural heritage, saying that Al-Ahsa is home to the largest oil wells and of gas in the country. the country.

Ahmed Al-Qathami, Mayor of Taif Province, said the establishment of the Taif Development Commission is an advanced step for the governorate, which is witnessing civilized, cultural and tourism growth overall thanks to the support and attention unlimited rulers of the Kingdom.

He added that the commission will have a role to play in putting in place the programs, foundations, procedures and means necessary to motivate the participation of the private sector in the achievement of development objectives and the implementation of projects and services. In the region.