2006 News Story

King Abdullah to launch major development projects in Al-Baha tomorrow

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz will launch a number of development projects in Al-Baha tomorrow. They include road, health, and education and training projects, notably Al-Baha University, new technical colleges for men and women, a 500-bed hospital and 43 health care centers. The projects are estimated to cost SR 2 billion [$533 million].

King Abdullah’s visit to Al-Baha is part of a tour of the Kingdom, in which he has launched development projects in Madinah, Taif, Qassim.