Eng. Abdul latif Al-Alsheikh, Minister of Municipal & Rural Affairs signed new projects'
contracts worth SR 1,029,770,096. The new projects provide for storm water drainage
systems, landscaping, cleaning, road enhancement, pest control, public parks and various
development projects. The regions that will benefit from these projects include Riyadh,
Makka, Madina, Eastern Region, Jeddah, Hassa and Tabuk. One of these projects include
using solar energy to illuminate streets in Riyadh.