The Municipal Blog is a form of effective e-Participation through which the blogger can post a Municipal-related topic or an idea and express his opinions on that topic. Readers can weigh in with their own comments, share opinions and hopefully help each other through constructive dialogue.
Although that Riyadh Municipality portal is not a news or information media site, it has undertaken to provide its news and information services as is customary in specialized media portals. It has begun to enable visitors to incorporate their comments to gather as many visitors' insights and ideas as possible published by Riyadh Municipality.
Policies for posting comments on the RM portal must be reviewed before posting, taking into consideration many ethical and objective considerations:
- Post relevant comments and avoid unrelated ones.
- Write only the required Municipal information when posting comments.
- Write comments in understandable language.
- Do not post the same comment more than once.
- Note that comments should not contain any inappropriate language directed to any person or organization, or include any racist, sectarian or religiously offensive statements.
- Write religious texts correctly (i.e. Qur'an verses, Hadeeth…etc). Avoid irrelevant usage of such texts.
- Avoid writing contact numbers, address or e-mails in comments or titles.