Deals signed to build over 19,000 homes in KSA

The agreements were signed in the presence of the housing minister, the CEO of the National Housing Co., and officials from the ministry and the Real Estate Development Fund. (SPA)
Updated 17 November 2018
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Deals signed to build over 19,000 homes in KSA

  • The projects include sites dedicated to mosques, parks and government agencies

JEDDAH: The Housing Ministry, represented by the Sakani program, signed five agreements with four real estate development companies to build 19,359 housing units in Riyadh, Jeddah, Buraidah and Alkhobar for Sakani beneficiaries.
The agreements were signed in the presence of the housing minister, the CEO of the National Housing Co., and officials from the ministry and the Real Estate Development Fund.
Of the five projects, Murooj Jeddah will include 10,000 housing units, Luluat Al-Bahar in Jeddah 8,000, Tanal in Riyadh 1,008, Areen in Alkhobar 273, and Basateen Al-Qassim in Buraidah 78. All the housing units are villas and townhouses.
The projects include sites dedicated to mosques, parks and government agencies.


King Salman attends closing ceremony of King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near Riyadh

Updated 23 March 2019
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King Salman attends closing ceremony of King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near Riyadh

RIYADH: King Salman on Saturday attended the closing ceremony of the 3rd King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near the capital Riyadh.

The king was received on his arrival by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar, Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif, and a number of officials.

The king welcomed Kuwait’s Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al-Maktoum, Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s representative Sheikh Saad bin Mohammed Al-Saadi, Kyrgyz Premier Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev, representative of the King of Bahrain for Charity Works and Youth Affairs Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa and other guests at the camel festival’s closing ceremony. The king then handed prizes to winners of the festival. King Salman and the attendees also watched a folk dance performance.

Saudi Camel Club Chairman Fahd bin Falah bin Hithlin said that the king’s patronage of the closing ceremony was the culmination of efforts to organize the festival and consolidate its heritage.