The Diplomatic Quarter General Authority (DQGA) has been established based on the Council of Ministers decision No. (165) dated 19 Rabi Al-Awal 1440H, corresponding to 27 November 2018, which includes in its first item the transfer of the Department of Diplomatic Quarter which established based on the supreme order No. (27721) on 10 Jumada II 1439H, corresponding to 26 February 2018, to a general authority called “Diplomatic Quarter Authority”. In addition, its fourth clause stipulates that the Diplomatic Quarter Authority shall replace the Riyadh City Development Authority, as well as other government entities, in connection with the fixed assets within the embassy district and the related rights and contracts. The Regulatory Authority is linked to the Prime Minister and based in Riyadh.