Saudi's Prince Faisal inaugurates road projects worth $232m
The governor ‘electronically opened’ a 12km-stretch of the Prince Faisal bin Mishaal Road in the Al-Qassim region
The governor of Saudi Arabia’s Al-Qassim region, HRH Prince Dr Faisal bin Mishaal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, marked the opening of various Ministry of Transport projects worth more than $232m (SAR800m) in the Al-Qassim region.
The governor electronically “opened” a 12km-stretch of the Prince Faisal bin Mishaal Road in Buraidah; the upper intersection of the King Fahd Road with Imam Turki bin Abdullah Road in Buraidah; the intersection of the Diriyah Road in the Onaizah Governorate; and the intersection of the King Fahd Road with the Rass / Dukhna Road in the Al Rass Governorate.
The ceremony was held in the presence of the Minister of Transport, HE Eng Saleh Al-Jasser, who shared details on the stages of implementation of the road projects, as well as ongoing development projects in the region.
Prince Faisal stated that road interconnection projects form the backbone of the economy. He highlighted the engineering specifications conforming to traffic safety conditions, and emphasised the work of ministry officials, contractors, consultants, engineers, and the people of the region, who worked to ensure the successful completion of development projects.
The inauguration was also attended by the undersecretary of the emirate of Al-Qassim, Dr Abdul-Rahman Al-Wazzan; the undersecretary for road construction at the Ministry of Transport, Eng Abdullah Al-Sulaiman; the director of the Ministry of Transport Branch in the region, Eng Muhammad Al-Hamidi Al-Shammari; and the Mayor of the Region, Eng Muhammad Al-Majali, among other transport officials, according to the state-run Saudi Press Agency.