2002 News Story

Architecture seminar opens in Riyadh

Minister of Public Works and Housing Prince Mete'b bin Abdulaziz opened in Riyadh today an international seminar on architecture organized by the ministry under the auspices of the League of Arab States. Participating are a number of ministries including communications, and municipal and rural affairs, as well as the King Fahd University for Petroleum and Minerals, Umm Al-Qura University, and the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu. In his address, Prince Mite'b expressed the hope that the seminar would result in recommendations for practicable solutions to the problems of architecture in desert areas.