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Riyadh Municipality removes 400 violated billboards

Riyadh Municipality represented in Al-Batha Sub-Municipality has made a campaign which covered the scope of its neighborhoods in center of Riyadh, in order to remove random violated billboards ,which are placed for the purpose of advertising in land plots ,footpaths , middle islands of streets and sidewalks, causing visual distortion and scratch the beautiful side of the city, and puts the safety of road users in danger, in addition to violating the regulations and instructions, these such campaigns come for making more efforts and intensifying regulatory campaigns to achieve better municipal services and maintain the safety and comfort of residents and roads’ users.

Mr. Fahd Al-Hamoud, President of Al-Batha Sub-Municipality, stressed that municipality is continuing in following up these violations ,which violate the instructions mentioned in the fines and penalties list of municipal infractions, and offenders will be punished as stipulated in issued instructions, explaining that campaign is carried out by General Control Department in Batha Sub-Municipality ,which covered a number of neighborhoods in city center, and its results represented in removal of 400 billboards, which are varying in sizes and dimensions, and placed randomly in ways which distort the general appearance of the city, ,being it does not meet the technical regulations of billboards.
1/18/2017 Riyadh Newspaper
Last Modified Date: 1/18/2017 11:18 AM