MAKKAH: Makkah municipality has recently created more than 280 public parks in different neighborhoods, many with children’s playgrounds, at it seeks to attract visitors and improve the city’s green spaces.
Osama Zeitouni, a spokesman for the municipality, told Arab News that the parks have been equipped with cleaning, entertainment and plant irrigation services.
Trees have been trimmed and shaped to provide shade, greenery and a welcoming atmosphere for visitors, and to improve the urban landscape, he added.
The spacious parks include playgrounds, squares and corridors, and are located in a variety of neighborhoods and residential areas.
Heavy rain in recent days has added to greenery, and the municipality has launched a weeding and tree maintenance program in several locations.