Madinah governor opens SR628 million health projects

Madinah Govenor Prince Faisal bin Salman approved measures to deal with illegal and cramped housing sites in residential neighborhoods inhabited by 17,000 migrant workers, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (SPA)

MADINAH (RAHNUMA): Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman on Tuesday inaugurated, via virtual call, a number of new health projects worth SR628 million ($167.24 million)  in the Madinah region.

Prince Faisal said the health sector in Madinah is supported by the government of King Salman, which endeavors to accelerate the pace of work to complete health projects to ensure quality health care for citizens.
Madinah governor has also taken several steps to resolve housing problems facing migrant workers. Three pilot projects in Madinah will be completed within the next three months, which will eliminate 40 percent of the workers’ housing problems.

Five new sites were also provided, in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs, represented by the region’s municipality.

The private sector and investors will help build new houses within the next 18 months. The projects are all in line with the best international environmental and health practices.

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