Author: daniel fountainID: 1541525605316834200Tue, 2018-11-06 20:40
RIYADH: Saudi Arabias King Salman arrived in Qassim region on Tuesday as part of a tour of the Kingdom and its regions.
The king was received at Qassim airport by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Prince Faisal bin Meshaal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, governor of Qassim region.
Saudi King Salman is to launch and set the foundation stone of more than 600 projects in the province, Emir of Qassim region, Prince Faisal bin Meshal bin Suood bin Abdel Aziz said.
The projects include the fields of development, education, housing, roads, environment, water and electricity, as well as public services and governmental economic projects, worth more than SR16 billion.
Qassim is the first stop on a tour of several regions of the Kingdom, where King Salman is to launch several health, education and infrastructure projects and initiatives.
According to Saudi Press Agency, King Salman wants to check on the conditions of the Kingdom's citizens and get acquainted with their needs.