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Royal Orders Issued

Royal Orders Issued
1 Sep

Jeddah, SPA -- 
A number of royal orders were issued on Aug 30, 2019. They are as follows:
1. The "Riyadh Development Authority" is transformed into a Royal Commission under the name "The Royal Commission for the City of Riyadh".
2. The Commission shall have a Board of Directors chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister, and its members shall be appointed by order of the Prime Minister.
3. All tasks related to major national projects in Riyadh shall be transferred from the Committee of Major National Projects to the Royal Commission for the City of Riyadh.
4. The Council of Experts at the Council of Ministers, in coordination with the Royal Commission for the City of Riyadh and any other concerned authorities, shall prepare, within a period not exceeding three months, the necessary preparations to complete the necessary statutory procedures .
The order is to be carried out by the concerned authorities.

The Royal Decree No. (74166) was issued on 30/08/2019 and stipulated that members of the Board of Directors of the Royal Commission for the City of Riyadh shall be as follows: Governor of Riyadh region; Minister of Interior; Deputy Governor of Riyadh region; Minister of Commerce and Investment; Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs; Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture who is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Water Company; Minister of Finance; Minister of Communications and Information Technology; Minister of Transport; Minister of Economy and Planning; Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources; Engineer Ibrahim bin Mohammed Al-Sultan; Mayor of Riyadh region and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Electricity Company.

1. A body called the "Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence" shall be established and directly affiliated with the Prime Minister.
2. A center called "National Center for Artificial Intelligence" and an office named "National Data Management Office" shall be established and linked in terms of organization to the Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence.
3. The National Information Center is organizationally linked to the aforementioned Authority and shall continue to exercise its full powers, tasks and responsibilities, which it is currently undertaking, until the completion of the statutory procedures necessary to enable the Authority and the entities referred to in items (1 and 2) of this order, to carry out their powers, tasks and responsibilities.
4. The Bureau of experts at the council of ministers, in coordination with the National Information Center, shall, within a period not exceeding 90 days from the date of this order, prepare the necessary organizational arrangements and complete the necessary procedures for that purpose.
5. The order is to be carried out by the concerned authorities.

The Royal Order No. (74167) was issued on 30/08/2019 that members of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence shall consist of: Minister of Interior; National Security Advisor; Minister of Commerce and Investment; Minister of Finance; Minister of Communications and Information Technology; Minister of Economy and Planning; Chief of General Intelligence and Chief of State Security.

1. A ministry shall be established in the name of the "Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources" and the powers, tasks and responsibilities related to the two sectors of industry and mineral resources shall be transferred to it.
2. The "Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources" shall be renamed the "Ministry of Energy".
3. The "Ministry of Energy" shall assume the powers, tasks and responsibilities related to the "Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources" until the end of the current fiscal year. The "Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources" shall commence its tasks as of the beginning of the next fiscal year.
4. Bureau of Experts at the Council of Ministers, in coordination with the parties it deems relevant, within a period not exceeding three months from the date of this order, shall assume as follows:
A. To arrange for the transferring and defining of the powers, staff, jobs, property, items, appropriations, etc.
B. To review the systems, regulations, orders, royal decrees and decisions affected by this order, and proposing to amend them in order to complete the necessary regular procedures.
5. The order is to be carried out by the concerned authorities.

1. The "General Auditing Bureau" to be renamed as the "General Bureau for Auditing".
2. The Bureau of Experts at the Council of Ministers, in coordination with the General Bureau for Auditing and those it deems relevant, shall review the regulation of the General Auditing Bureau, issued by Royal Decree No. (M / 9) dated 11/2/1391 AH, and propose what is necessary in accordance with it in accordance with what is mentioned in item (I) of this order.
3. The order is to be carried out by the concerned authorities.

1. Fahd bin Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Issa is appointed as Chief of the Royal Court at the rank of Minister.
2. The order is to be carried out by the concerned authorities.

1. Bandar bin Ibrahim bin Abdullah Al-Khorayef is appointed as Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources.
2. The order is to be carried out by the concerned authorities.

1. Bandar bin Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Obayan is appointed as Advisor at the Royal Court at the rank of Minister.
2. The order is to be carried out by the concerned authorities.

1. Dr. Awwad bin Saleh bin Abdullah Al-Awwad is appointed as Chairman of the Human Rights Commission at the rank of Minister.
2. The order is to be carried out by the concerned authorities.

1. Dr. Khalid bin Abdul Mohsen bin Mohammed Al-Mehaisen is relieved of his post as Chairman of the National Anti-Corruption Commission.
2. Mazen bin Ibrahim bin Mohammed Al-Kahmous is appointed as Chairman of the National Anti-Corruption Commission at the rank of Minister.
3. The order is to be carried out by the concerned authorities.

1. Aqala bin Ali Al-Aqala is relieved of his post as Deputy Chief of the Royal Court.
2. The order is to be carried out by the concerned authorities.

1. Dr. Tamadur bint Yousef bin Moqbel Al-Rammah is relieved of her post as Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Development for "Social Development".
2. Majid bin Abdulraheem bin Salem Al-Ghanmi is appointed as Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Development for "Social Development" at the excellent rank.
3. The order is to be carried out by the concerned authorities.

1. Dr. Khalil bin Musleh Al-Thaqafi is relieved of his post as President of the General Authority of Meteorology and Environmental Protection.
2. The order is to be carried out by the concerned authorities.

1. Dr. Abdullah bin Sharaf bin Jama'an Al-Ghamdi is appointed as Director of the National Information Center at excellent rank.
2. The order is to be carried out by the concerned authorities.

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