Saudi Arabia sets out 10 more programs to achieve Vision 2030

Saudi Arabia sets out 10 more programs to achieve Vision 2030
Updated 01 May 2017

Saudi Arabia sets out 10 more programs to achieve Vision 2030

Saudi Arabia sets out 10 more programs to achieve Vision 2030

JEDDAH: The Council of Economic Affairs and Development has identified 10 programs of strategic importance for the government to achieve Saudi Vision 2030, which was approved by the Council of Ministers in April 2016.
The 10 new programs will implement specialized plans in housing, improving the lifestyle of Saudis and residents, serving pilgrims and other programs that support national leadership in industry and financial markets. The new plans will also strengthen national identity and bolster Saudi culture, arts and entertainment. It will be operational as soon as the plans are completed during the third quarter of 2017.
These programs are extensions of the original plans approved in the National Transformation Program 2020 and launched last June, and under the Financial Balancing Program 2020, which was launched last December. Their mechanisms were formulated in accordance with the vision’s governance, which was approved in May 2016.
The programs were developed to strengthen the objectives of Saudi Vision 2030 in making the Kingdom’s economy more prosperous and its society more vibrant, adhering to Islamic values and the well-established national identity.
The programs represent the system of achieving the vision. The council will monitor its implementation until 2020. The council will follow the approved governance that ensures accountability, transparency and continuous monitoring.