The Establishment and Development of the Ministry:
This Ministry is considered the technical, financial and administrative advisor for all the local councils in the Kingdom. It also supervises the functions of municipal and the joint services councils, to make sure that the work of these councils are in line with the current laws, regulations and instruction.
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs was established on 13/2/1965 under the name of the Interior Ministry of Municipal Rural and Environmental Affairs. The name changed in 1980 and became the Ministry of Municipal Rural and Environmental Affairs. In 2002 The name changed and became The Ministry Of Municipal Affairs.
The Ministry supervises all activities related to the local administrative issues of the municipal councils in terms of providing services and all regulatory issues, as well as the implementation of local development projects, and the coordination of the activities and plans of these councils, to be in line with developmental issues in the entire Kingdom.
The Ministry also functions as the technical, financial and administrative advisor for all the municipal councils, and supervises, through its apparatus and teams, the action of the councils and the local organizations to make sure that their actions are in line with the current laws and regulations.
The Ministry’s Duties:
The major duties of the Ministry can be summarized in the following:
The Ministry Performances
Solid Waste Management Core:
Financial Core in the Municipalities:
Services and Infrastructure Core:
Institutional Capabilities Building Core:
Municipalities' Developmental Role Core:
Many developmental and productive projects have been carries out in the Municipalities:
Also we have prepared the studies of the second stage of the project; to install 440 Cameras to supervise traffic Jams and faulty stopping, cleaning issues inside the municipality borders.