2003 Press Release

Saudi Arabia's progress on economic, educational and political reforms

[Washington, DC] – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, over the past three years, has embarked upon a comprehensive economic, educational, and political reform agenda to promote a vibrant economy and broader civic and political participation of Saudi citizens.  The objective of the economic reforms is to generate greater investment and employment opportunities for Saudi citizens.  It is within the context of a vibrant economy that strong civic institutions and robust political participation can grow.  Specific measures are discussed below.

Economic Reforms

Educational Reform and Countering Extremism

Financial Oversight

Building Civic Participation

Broadening Political Participation