Arriyadh Development Authority
Due to the high importance of Arriyadh as the political and historical capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a high planning Commission has been established for developing the city in all economic, social, cultural, architectural and environmental aspects. The commission is responsible also for drawing policies and procedures aiming at raising the efficiency of services and facilities connected with raising the living standard of citizens and their welfare.
The High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh and its executive branch, Arriyadh Development Authority, have been established by virtue of the resolution of the Council of Ministers No. 717 issued on 28/5/1394H. Other regulations and rules were formulated stating its developmental and planning role by the resolution of the Minister of Interior No 4/212 issued on 20/1/1395 H. These regulations allow for high degree of flexibility in administration and financing and wide range of powers and jobs.