2001 News Story

Prince Sattam reviews project for Riyadh City

Deputy Governor of Riyadh Province Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz reviewed yesterday the comprehensive strategic plan for the City of Riyadh that is being carried out by the Higher Commission for the Development of Riyadh City. The first phase focused on evaluation, determining the city's critical requirements. The second phase dealt with formulation of strategic alternatives, policies for sectoral development, structural planning and an initial plan for management of the city. The third and final phase, which is expected to be completed by the end of the current Hijra year of 1422 [by March, 2002], is concerned with setting up executive mechanisms, and includes proposals for structural systems to facilitate urban development.