King Salman on Monday received regional secretaries, mayors, heads of municipal councils and senior officials of the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh.
The king stressed the importance of raising the quality of municipal services and intensifying efforts in this regard to achieve the aspirations of citizens and residents. He pointed out the state’s great interest and support for the development of the municipal sector.
Minister of Commerce and Investment Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qassabi, who is also the acting minister of municipal and rural affairs, was also present on the occasion.
King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent cables of condolence to President Feliz Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo following a boat accident in eastern Congo that resulted in a number of deaths.