$213.35 million transport projects launched in KSA’s Qassim region

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Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal inaugurated transportation projects in the region in the presence of Transport Minister Nabeel Al-Amudi. (SPA)
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Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal inaugurated transportation projects in the region in the presence of Transport Minister Nabeel Al-Amudi. (SPA)
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Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal inaugurated transportation projects in the region in the presence of Transport Minister Nabeel Al-Amudi. (SPA)
Updated 12 May 2018
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$213.35 million transport projects launched in KSA’s Qassim region

  • The projects cover Buraidah city and connecting roads, and include eight bridges at more than SR800 million ($213.35 million)
  • Transport Minister Nabeel Al-Amudi says the ministry has undertaken 41 projects in Qassim at a cost of more than SR4 billion.

JEDDAH: Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal inaugurated transportation projects in the region in the presence of Transport Minister Nabeel Al-Amudi.
The projects, costing more than SR800 million ($213.35 million), cover Buraidah city and connecting roads, and include eight bridges.
Prince Faisal congratulated the people of Qassim on the projects, thanked Al-Amudi for his interest in them, and praised the Transport Ministry for its efforts.
Al-Amudi said: “This day is a continuation of the support that King Salman’s government and his crown prince are providing to the regions in the Kingdom.”
The ministry has undertaken 41 projects in Qassim at a cost of more than SR4 billion, and “asks all governmental bodies in all regions of the Kingdom to cooperate” in order to complete them, Al-Amudi added.
He thanked Prince Faisal for his constant follow-up on the region’s projects. They and an accompanying delegation toured the projects, and were updated on unfinished ones amounting to more than SR570 million.


KSA’s anti-graft agency Nazaha reports rise in corruption complaints

Nazaha has completed investigations into 59 percent of the complaints, with 4.4 percent referred to the Control and Investigation Board. (SPA)
Updated 19 February 2019
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KSA’s anti-graft agency Nazaha reports rise in corruption complaints

  • Nazaha announced the statistics as part of the National Strategy for the Protection of Integrity and Combating Corruption and Vision 2030

JEDDAH: Complaints to the Saudi National Anti-Corruption Commission, Nazaha, have risen by 50 percent in a single year amid increasing efforts to combat financial and administrative misconduct in the Kingdom.
Nazaha received 15,591 reports in 2018 compared with 10,402 the previous year, according to statistics released by the commission.
Financial and administrative corruption cases made up the bulk of the reports.
Nazaha has completed investigations into 59 percent of the complaints, with 4.4 percent referred to the Control and Investigation Board and 3.37 percent to the Kingdom’s Presidency of State Security.
The commission’s smartphone app received 29 percent of the reports, followed by the website at 23.6 percent, while 19.2 percent of the complaints were made in person at Nazaha’s branches. AN Jeddah
Nazaha announced the statistics as part of the National Strategy for the Protection of Integrity and Combating Corruption and Vision 2030.