2002 News Story

Saudi delegation at children's conference in Jordan

Saudi Arabia is participating in the Arab conference on 'Children and the City' that began its three-day deliberations today in Amman, Jordan. The Kingdom's delegation includes the mayor of the City of Riyadh and representatives from Makkah, Madinah, and Jeddah as well as the Ministry of Education. The aim of the conference is to raise awareness of taking children's needs into consideration when designing urban communities, and to examine other countries' experiences in the area of childcare and services for children.