2007 News Story

King Abdullah launches development projects in Al-Jouf

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz launched a number of key healthcare, education and infrastructure projects in Al-Jouf Province today.

At a ceremony in Sakaka, King Abdullah launched nearly $4 billion in key projects. They include Al-Jouf University, a college of science, a medical college, schools for boys and girls and a number of technical colleges and vocational training centers.

The King also opened new hospitals and medical centers; three new mosques; two grain silos; railway projects; road projects; water and electricity projects such as dams, sewage networks, and a new power grid; an investment project for the Disabled Children’s Association; and housing projects.

King Abdullah attended a luncheon yesterday held in his honor by the Governor of Al-Jouf Province, Prince Fahd bin Bader. In remarks at the event, the King highlighted the importance of national unity. He also received local dignitaries and citizens.