Murooj Jeddah project on track, officials say

Updated 07 September 2015
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Murooj Jeddah project on track, officials say

JEDDAH: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal was briefed Thursday about Murooj Jeddah residential project, located in the eastern part of the governorate.

Representatives of the Jeddah Development and Urban Regeneration Company, the executing company owned by Jeddah mayoralty, told Prince Khaled that the company has finished the largest administrative parts of the project and the primary schematics that include the infrastructure and the future vision of the Murooj Jeddah.
With a total area of 132 million square meters, the project has all elements that offer a new lifestyle of the area, including entertainment venues, nature reserves, gardens, educational and health facilities.
The project is based on sustainable infrastructure system of services to deal with flooding, which offers multiple investment opportunities that has the ability to offer job opportunities for 12,000 young people.
Murooj Jeddah includes a variety of municipal services of parks and green areas that were designed to accommodate more than 170,000 residents living in more than 42,000 residential units distributed in 134 residential suburbs that are supported with social and entertainment services.
The project aims to transform the eastern part of the city to a refreshing venue for Jeddah residents by keeping harmony with the Western Corniche, increasing the Green areas, and finding more places for entertainment, sports and tourism for residents.
An oasis for the wildlife at the site will serve as an educational place to teach students about wildlife. The Murooj includes a number of projects including the eastern wood 1 and 2, Safari Park, the National Park and the Muzarin village.
The project will include a 1.5 million square meter horse-racing track, a 22 million square meter area for residential land, 16 residential neighborhood, universities, health centers and three football stadiums for Al-Itihad, Al-Ahli and Al-Rabei clubs accommodating 7,000 fans each.


Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince meets Pakistan’s army commander

Updated 22 min 7 sec ago
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince meets Pakistan’s army commander

  • Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Pakistan’s army commander, Lieutenant General Amar Javed Bajwa
  • During the meeting, they discussed the ongoing defense cooperation between the two countries

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Pakistan’s army commander, Lieutenant General Amar Javed Bajwa, in Islamabad on Monday, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported.

During the meeting, they discussed the ongoing defense cooperation between the two countries, and the opportunities to strengthen it, in addition to discussing developments in the region.

The meeting took place during the Saudi crown prince’s Asia tour.