A royal order has stated that based on what was received from the Royal Commission for Al-Ula Province, the Red Sea Company, and the Souda Development Company, regarding violations against the lands of the Red Sea Project, which exceeded (5000) violations and exceeded dozens in Al-Ula Province, as well as the violations regarding the slums, which were not authorized by the Royal Commission for Al-Ula Province, the Red Sea Company, or the Souda Development Company, and since these violations are considered to be an infringement on law and constitute environmental damage, in addition to their great impact on the completion of projects and their plans, and given that it was found that these infringements have been illegally authorized by some officials which is an infringement on the commission and/or the aforementioned companies’ jurisdiction;
The royal order stipulated the following:
1- Termination of the services of Lieutenant General / Awad bin Eid bin Awda Al-Balawi (Director General of the Border Guard) by referring him to retirement.
2- Ending the services of the governors of: Umluj and Al-Wajh, and the head of the Souda Center.
3- Ending the services of the commanders of the border guard sectors in Umluj and Al Wajh.
4- Ending the services of the official responsible for infringements and his deputy at the Ministry of the Interior, and those responsible for infringements in the governorates of (Madinah, Tabuk, and Asir).
5- Ending the services of the Secretary of Tabuk Region, and heads of municipalities of: Umluj, Al-Wajh, and Al-Souda.
6- Ending the services of the person responsible for infringements in the municipalities of Madinah and Tabuk regions.
7 – The Ministries of Interior and Municipal and Rural Affairs, and the governorates of Madinah, Tabuk and Asir are given a one-month period from this date to remove all infringements, and very strict measures shall be taken in the event of any further infringement after that.
8 – The Control and Anti-Corruption Commission shall immediately investigate all the officials referred to above about their responsibility for the above-mentioned infringements, and take legal action against them, and submit the results.