Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Citizens get wider access to king  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 01/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab News) The royal court has launched a website to accept complaints against government departments and receive applications for medical assistance. according to a senior official the website was set up on the directives of custodian of the two holy mosques king abdullah.

khaled al-tuwaijri head of the royal court and private secretary of king abdullah said the website was launched on wednesday morning with the aim of facilitating contacts between the royal court and the citizens.

according to a statement posted on the website king abdullah wants to ensure that all saudi citizens receive the state's services.

'people will be able to inform the king about any shortcomings in the services offered by government agencies and to take suitable action for the benefit of all citizens."

saudis have wholeheartedly welcomed the royal court's new move as an excellent and strategic step and hoped their complaints and requests would reach the king without red tape.

'the strategic move by the royal court is a landmark in the kingdom's history" said abdelelah saaty dean of the college of business in rabigh while commending the initiative.

'al-tuwaijri wanted to open up communication channels with citizens and this step will have a tremendous impact on services being extended by the various government departments" saaty told arab news.

'the new website will contribute to citizens' voices reaching the country's top leadership" he added.

saaty said he considered it part of king abdullah's social and political reforms. 'king abdullah has always wanted to establish close contacts with citizens. we have seen him interacting with citizens during his visit to a jeddah mall. the website will help him to know the real needs of citizens."

badr almotawa a political analyst said the website would help citizens to have closer interaction with the king and present him their applications and complaints directly without any mediator.

'king abdullah has won the hearts of citizens through his various welfare programs" he told arab news. he considered the website a valuable gift to citizens on the ninth anniversary of the king's accession to the throne.

almotawa also noted the tremendous progress achieved by electronic services in the kingdom. 'our e-government services are one of the best in the world." he hoped the website would contribute to promoting justice in the country.

the website can be accessed by logging on to tawasol.royalcourt.gov.sa.


 


Arab News




  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 25 2014 - Qatar's inflation rate to hit 5.5 percentMENAFN
(MENAFN) Qatar's inflation rate in 2014 is expected to touch 5.5 percent due to steady rise in housing rentals, according to the finding of a research conducted by Standard Chartered, The Peninsula ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Flydubai launches two flights to TanzaniaMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai-based flydubai's inaugural flights to Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar touched down in Tanzania. The new routes further underline flydubai's rapid expansion in Africa, which has seen the ...

 Oct 25 2014 - UAE air cargo to grow 4.1 percent in 5 yearsMENAFN
(MENAFN) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Airline Industry Forecast 2014-2018 shows that international freight volumes are expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Qatar- QSL: El Jaish face Al Gharafa todayThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Third-placed El Jaish will seek to narrow the gap between them and two higher placed rivals - Lekhwiya and Al Sadd € when they take on Al Gharafa in the ninth round match of ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Somalia- Mogadishu port on development pathThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Camels are prepared for export at the loading dock at the seaport in Mogadishu. The Somali government's grand vision for Mogadishu port under its new Turkish managers sees ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Saudi Shias protest death sentencesThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) More than 100 people protested in eastern Saudi Arabia yesterday to oppose death sentences against a Shia religious leader and seven others convicted after earlier ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Palestine defies US, issues statehood ultimatumThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Palestine's chief peace negotiator has laid out in the clearest terms yet plans to establish an independent Palestinian state within three years, even if it means ignoring ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Police kill six militants ahead of key Tunisian pollThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Tunisian police killed six suspected militants, five of them women, in a raid on a suburban house yesterday after a 28-hour standoff, fanning tensions ahead of a landmark ...

 Oct 25 2014 - US looking into possible chlorine gas attack in Iraq: KerryThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The United States is looking into reports that Islamic State fighters used chlorine gas against Iraqi security forces, US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday.Kerry, ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Qatar- Ooredoo marathon offers QR1m prizesThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Registration for Ooredoo Doha Marathon 2015 is open, as the company begins preparations to ensure its biggest event yet on January 9.It will provide an opportunity to meet ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help