Royal Commission for Riyadh City

Royal Commission for Riyadh City
Arabic: الهيئة الملكية لمدينة الرياض
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Agency overview
Formed20 June 1974 as the High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh
Preceding agencies
  • The High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh (1974–2018)
  • The Riyadh Development Authority (2018–2019)
JurisdictionGovernment of Saudi Arabia
Headquarters7666 Amr Al Damri Street, as-Safarat 12512, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Websitewww.rcrc.gov.sa

The Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC) (Arabic: الهيئة الملكية لمدينة الرياض), before 2019 as The Riyadh Development Authority (RDA) and until 2018 as The High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh,[1] is a royal commission established in 1974 during the reign of King Faisal which was tasked with overseeing urban, economic, social and cultural development of Riyadh,[2][3] the capital of Saudi Arabia.

History

The Royal Commission for Riyadh City was established during the reign of King Faisal as the High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh through a resolution of the Council of Ministers decree No. 717, dated 20 June, 1974 (29/05/1394H) to realize the will of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to establish a joint authority that leads, supervises and orchestrates the comprehensive development of the city of Riyadh.[4]

Responsibilities

The Royal Commission for Riyadh will take the responsibilities of Riyadh Development Authority. These responsibilities include setting up the policies for the metropolitan development as well as supervising the strategic programs and plans from the study to the implementation.[5]

Main projects

There are various projects developed by the commission including:

  • King Abdulaziz Project for Riyadh Public Transport.[6]
  • Historical Addir'iyah Development Program.[7]
  • Wadi Namar and Wadi Laban Environmental Rehabilitation Project.[8]
  • King Abdulaziz Historical Center Project.[9]
  • Saudi Railway .[10]

References

  1. ^ Release, Press. "RCRC announces opening of Singapore's One World International School in Riyadh". www.zawya.com. Retrieved 2022-05-23.
  2. ^ "King Salman issues royal decrees, including creation of industry and resources ministry". Arab News. 2019-08-30. Retrieved 2019-09-01.
  3. ^ "King Salman issues royal decrees, including setting up of industry and resources ministry". Saudigazette. 2019-08-30. Retrieved 2019-09-01.
  4. ^ "About the Royal Commission for Riyadh City". الهيئة الملكية لمدينة الرياض. 2019-07-10. Retrieved 2022-05-24.
  5. ^ "Rriyadh Development Authority - About". www.ada.gov.sa. Retrieved 2019-09-01.
  6. ^ "King Abdulaziz Project for Riyadh Public Transport". www.ada.gov.sa. Retrieved 2019-09-01.
  7. ^ "Historical Addir'iyah Development Program". www.ada.gov.sa. Retrieved 2019-09-01.
  8. ^ "Wadi Namar and Wadi Laban Environmental Rehabilitation Project". www.ada.gov.sa. Retrieved 2019-09-01.
  9. ^ "King Abdulaziz Historical Center Project". www.ada.gov.sa. Retrieved 2019-09-01.
  10. ^ "Salam Park Project". www.ada.gov.sa. Retrieved 2019-09-01.


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