Riyadh deputy governor visits the Command and Control Center of the region

Riyadh Deputy Gov. Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdul Aziz, right, visits the Command and Control Center of the region on Tuesday. (SPA)
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Updated 06 May 2020

Riyadh deputy governor visits the Command and Control Center of the region

  • The deputy governor also reviewed the readiness level of the secretariat and the future outlook

RIYADH: Riyadh Deputy Gov. Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdul Aziz on Tuesday visited the Command and Control Center of the Riyadh region. He was briefed about the measures taken by the center to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which included spraying of disinfectants on roads and other public spaces.
The deputy governor praised the efforts of the center in curbing the spread of the virus in the region.
Riyadh Mayor Prince Faisal bin Abdul Aziz bin Ayyaf thanked the country’s leadership for their support in fighting the pandemic. He said the safety of residents and citizens is the top priority of the secretariat.
The center established by the Riyadh municipality monitors the spread of COVID-19 and take necessary measures to control the situation. It is working around the clock to deal with any situation.
Prince Mohammed lauded the communication system developed by the secretariat and how it is creating awareness among people about ways to stay safe from the pandemic.
The deputy governor also reviewed the readiness level of the secretariat and the future outlook.


Saudi Arabia takes part in forum to review sustainable goals

Updated 29 min 10 sec ago

Saudi Arabia takes part in forum to review sustainable goals

  • Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan is leading the Saudi delegation
  • Countries will submit annual progress reports during the forum

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is taking part in the High-level Political Forum 2020, UN central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the Sustainable Development Goals.
The online forum taking place from July 7 to 17 has been organized under the theme “Accelerated action and transformative pathways: Realizing the decade of action and delivery of sustainable development.”
Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan is leading the Saudi delegation comprising representatives of several government agencies.
During the forum, the annual progress report on the sustainable development goals will be launched, which will include the efforts of participating countries, their projects, and initiatives to achieve the 2030 sustainable development goals.
Through its participation, Saudi Arabia confirms its global efforts and its awareness of the importance of the international community’s cooperation in achieving common goals.