The new face of Madinah

 Huge projects change the faces of cities and great ambitions help create such projects. Madinah had its date with a quantum leap to usher in a new era of urban development.

Arab News - MOHAMMED FAHAD AL-HARTHI

Published — Sunday 5 July 2015

Huge projects change the faces of cities and great ambitions help create such projects. Madinah had its date with a quantum leap to usher in a new era of urban development. Such huge projects help achieve formidable civilization advancements and significant progress.


The Darb Al-Sunnah Project is one of the mega-projects which will open up a new enormous atmosphere for the development of Madinah between the Prophet’s Mosque and the Quba Mosque. This is a road which is 3 km-long. It will also have land development projects for hotels and residential towers. It will be connected with the urban heritage of Madinah. Once completed it will be the lifeline of the holy city.


During his visit, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman inaugurated Prince Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz Airport which is considered a major architectural masterpiece. This airport will cater to visitors of the Prophet’s Mosque whether they come from within the country or abroad.


The government has enough will to make these projects a reality without keeping these ideas locked inside drawers. The supervision of King Salman and the launch of these projects by him personally has sent a strong message of how much the Saudi leadership is concerned about development in Madinah. The kind of importance Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman is giving to these projects actually determines the fixed time frame for execution of the plan and it makes clear that he has a clear vision of the city’s development. It will also help achieve interests of the visitors to the Prophet’s Mosque.


The Darb Al-Sunnah Project is a stepping stone in the development of Madinah along with the projects of the Madinah Development Authority. The first phase includes a university, a project of green and renewable energy, Madinah Specialty Hospital and King Abdul Aziz Complex of Libraries.


Madinah is ushering in a new era. The government has made massive investments in expansion of the Prophet’s Mosque. It is clear that after the completion of these projects, opportunities for major developments will open.


This will positively reflect on the social and economic condition of the people of Madinah. Prince Faisal bin Salman has plunged into this developmental project as head of the Supreme Authority of Development of Madinah. He has successfully made integration between various ideas and visions from different sides, putting them together to achieve development for the happiness of mankind.

 

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