Riyadh, SPA: Prince Naif Ibn Abdulaziz Al Saud, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, has directed the Governors of Provinces, to order relevant authorities not to demolish any heritage building before coordination with Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) to be ascertained of its historical and architectural importance, and to report about any infringements on or demolition of heritage buildings. Prince Naif has sent cables to the Governors in response to a letter addressed to him by Prince Sultan Ibn Salman Ibn Abdulaziz, SCTA President, in which he said that some citizens demolish heritage buildings without prior authorization. On his part, Prince Sultan Ibn Salman Ibn Abdulaziz, has expressed his thanks to and appreciation of Prince Naif for his directives to the Governors, which reflect the attention paid by the Saudi leadership to the protection of national heritage.
Last Modified Date: 10/02/2013 - 2:55 PM Saudi Arabia Time
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