Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Royal Commission for Makkah City and Holy Sites chaired the Board’s third meeting at Al-Safa Palace here today.
The Board of Directors approved the strategic direction of the Holy City of Makkah and Holy Sites and directed to begin preparing the details of the strategic plan for the Holy City of Makkah and its components of programs, initiatives, plans of action and partnerships for their implementation.
The Board approved the establishment of Holy Sites Company for Development as a closed joint stock company solely owned by the Royal Commission for Makkah City and Holy Sites, and its headquarters in Makkah.
The company will act as the main developer and operator for the creation and raising of the capacity of the Holy Sites for use throughout the year to serve the growing numbers of guests of Allah (pilgrims and Umrah performers).
The Board of Directors also approved the provisions of the amended regulation to address the situation of undeveloped areas in the Holy City of Makkah, in accordance with the powers of the Royal Commission in supervising the rehabilitation and improvement of undeveloped areas and addressing plans to develop them socially, economically, their security and environment, which are contained in the organizational arrangements of the Royal Commission issued under the Royal Decree No. A / 124 dated 11/4/1440 H.
The Board of Directors reviewed the proposal of governance of project and operation management in the Holy Grand Mosque of Makkah, the proposal of governance of the transport sector and roads in the Holy City of Makkah and Holy Sites, in addition to the proposal to establish endowments funds for the Holy City of Makkah.
The Executive Director of the Royal Commission for Makkah City and Holy Sites, Eng. Abdulrahman bin Farouk Addas, said that the decisions and directives approved and issued today come within the framework of the great attention being paid by the Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to accelerate the achievement of the goals for which the Royal Commission was established under the leadership of HRH Crown Prince, to establish a sustainable future for the Holy City of Makkah and Holy Sites to provide best services to the guests of Allah and enrich the quality of life in the Holy City of Makkah.