Saudi ministry to set up new administrative complex in Madinah
The facility will be built by Real Estate General Authority under in partnership with private sector companies in the kingdom
Saudi Arabia’s Real Estate General Authority and the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up an integrated model administrative complex for the bodies associated with the ministry’s system in Madinah.
HE Eng. Abdul Rahman bin Abdul Mohsin Al-Fadhli, the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture explained that the work environment in all organisations and institutions is one of the most important enablers that help them to carry out their role as required, and the ministry with this step confirms its keenness to provide everything that would facilitate work to provide the best services with the highest quality.
The complex will include a number of bodies associated with the ministry, including the ministry's branch; the General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection; the General Corporation for Desalination of Saline Water; the National Water Company; the Agricultural Development Fund; and the General Organisation for Irrigation.
Meanwhile, HE Ihsan bin Abbas Bafqia, Governor of the Real Estate General Authority said that the MoU comes within the framework of the authority’s to preserve state real estate and provide efficient and quality real estate solutions to government agencies while achieving the optimal value for them.
Bafqia added that the authority will work with the private sector to implement several government complexes and buildings, which will also contribute to maximising the benefit of assets for government real estate.
The authority will also work on developing smart, unconventional designs, in accordance with the best modern practices to meet the needs of the work environment and contribute to motivating workers to raise the level of productivity.
According to Saudi Press Agency, the MoU stems from the importance of strengthening partnerships between government sectors and to achieve integrated goals to improve the efficiency of capital and operational spending, in accordance with the goals of Vision 2030.