Murooj Jeddah project on track, officials say

Updated 07 September 2015

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.

First pilgrims leave under Eyab initiative

Updated 18 August 2019

First pilgrims leave under Eyab initiative

  • Al-Amoudi toured the exhibition dedicated to welcome Eyab’s beneficiaries

Saudi Minister of Transport and Chairman of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), Dr. Nabeel Al-Amoudi, oversaw the departure of the first 

group of pilgrims under the Eyab initiative on Saturday together with GACA President Abdulhadi bin Ahmed Al-Mansouri.

Eyab seeks to improve services provided to pilgrims, with the authority aiming to enrich pilgrims’ experience at the Kingdom’s airports. It is expected to benefit 30,000 pilgrims during this year’s Hajj season.

Al-Amoudi toured the exhibition dedicated to welcome Eyab’s beneficiaries, inspected the services available and received a briefing from the initiative’s officials.

GACA started an experimental implementation of Eyab this year, aimed at pilgrims returning to Indonesia, India and Malaysia through Jeddah’s King Abdul Aziz International Airport and Madinah’s Prince Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz Airport.