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King Salman sponsors opening Al Bejeri project in historic Dir'iya
HRH Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud - may God protect him- sponsored yesterday evening the opening ceremony of Al Bejeri development project, which is the closed by the supreme Commission of Riyadh Development implemented within historical Dir'iya development program.

Upon arrival of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques - endorsed by God – to the main entrance of the Al Bejeri neighborhood project, accompanied by HRH Prince Khalid bin Fahd bin Khalid, and HRH Prince Fahd bin Abdullah bin Messaed, and HRH Prince Sattam bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, and HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, and HRH Prince Hussam bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, and HRH Prince Faisal Bin Abdul Majeed bin Abdul Aziz, and HRH Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Medina, and HRH Prince Saud bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, and HRH Prince Bandar bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, and HRH Prince Faisal bin Ahmed bin Salman. HRH was received by, HRH Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, and HRH Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh region, President of the Supreme Commission for the Development of Riyadh ,President of the Supreme Executive Committee of historical Dir'iya Development, and HRH Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Minister of the National Guard, and HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, President of the General Authority for Tourism and Antiquities ,member of the Higher Executive Committee for the development of Diriyah, and His Highness Prince Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Abdulrahman, Governor Dir'iya, and Ibrahim bin Mohammed Sultan, Member of High Commission for Riyadh Development and Chairman of the Project Planning and Projects Center, and senior officials of the Supreme Commission for the Development of Riyadh.




Then Royal anthem is played.

Inspection tour

Then the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques briefed the historical Diri’iya maquette in the entrance of Al Bejeri Square, and identification board of project.

Then HRH toured in Al Bejeri neighborhood project and briefed on the contents of the architectural, cultural and tourist facilities, where he viewed the central area in the neighborhood, and what it has of commercial services for visitors, and Al Bejeri square and its sessions for hikers overlooking Trief neighborhood and Dir'iya Park.

Number of officials of the General Authority for Tourism and Antiquities and the contracting company for Authority projects have honor of greeting the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.

The King briefed the projects identification board of the General Authority for Tourism and Antiquities, and put - may God protect him - the foundation stone for the project of Samhan neighborhood Hotel in historical Dir'iyya, as HRH unveiled the curtain of a commemorative plaque titled "historical Dir'iya World Heritage site" on the occasion of joining historic Trief neighborhood to the list of world heritage by UNESCO.

HRH the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques also briefed on the Zawehrh mosque, to which HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz donated by restoration costs.

After the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, took his place in the main podium, the ceremony started by reading verses from the Quran.

Launching the project 

After that HRH the King, launched Al Bejeri development project and signed - supported by God – on the engraved plate carried by a group of children.
Then the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, watched interactive sound and light shows, which painted on the walls of historical Salwa Palace, in the opponent Trief neighborhood, and included a dramatic show tells the story of the first Saudi state, using the media and audio presentation and multimedia technologies.

Al Arda Al Saudia

Then, Dir'iya Folk Art presented  "Al Ara Al Saudia" to express pride and courage of knights in defending their homeland, and as consolidation of loyalty and obedience to the guardianship, and to uphold the spirit of belonging to the country ,and to enhance the spirit of intimacy and love among citizens, and celebrating the rich history of achievements and trophies witnessed by historical Dir’iya.

HRH King and the Crown Prince and princes participated in Al-Arda Al-Saudia.

Executive Committee

After the ceremony, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud - may God protect him – met the members of the Supreme Executive Committee of historical Dir’iya development, and it has been taken memorial pictures on this occasion.

All listened to HRH instructions -may God protect him-, and pride of what has been accomplished in the development of the first phase of historical Dir’iya.

HRH briefed on the next projects, God willing, in the historic Trief district, and overall development of historical Dir’iya, and sites targeted for expansion, then the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, directed by the completion of stages and speed of delivery, in order to ensure the continuation of this success.
Then the King received a gift on this occasion from His Highness Emir of Riyadh region, which is an ancient map of historical Dir'iya.

After that oversees peace on the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, the members of the senior management of the Higher Committee for the Development of Riyadh.

Ceremony Attendants

At the conclusion of the ceremony, the royal anthem is played, then the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques left by the same warm greetings.

The ceremony was attended by His Highness Prince Bandar Bin Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman and HRH Prince Mohammed bin Saad bin Abdulaziz and HRH Prince Mansour bin Saud bin Abdulaziz and HRH Prince Saud bin Saad bin Abdulaziz and HRH Prince Abdulrahman bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz and His Highness Prince Abdulaziz Bin Fahd Bin Saad and HRH Prince Khalid bin Saad bin Abdulaziz and HRH Prince Nayef bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, and HRH Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdulrahman and His Highness Prince Saad bin Faisal bin Saad and His Highness Prince Badr bin Fahd bin Saad and HRH Prince Talal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, and HRH Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques adviser, and HRH Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Abdulaziz bin Turki, and His Highness Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayan Chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu and His Highness Prince Dr. Mishaal bin Abdullah bin Messaed  Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Advisor, ,and HRH Prince Khalid bin Saad bin Khalid, and princes, Excellences and  number of civilian and military officials.
4/11/2015 Alriyadh Newspaper
Last Modified Date: 4/22/2015 2:26 PM
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