Riyadh, Aug 21 (IANS) Saudi Arabia announced on Friday the termination of several officials over land violations of some projects.
A royal order was issued to dismiss Director General of the Border Guard by referring him to retirement, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The order also ended the services of border guard officials, governors, officials from the Interior Ministry and Medina, Tabuk and Asir governorates and others involved, Xinhua news agency.
The violations exceeded 5,000 lands of the Red Sea Project and dozens violation in Al-Ula province, as well as the violations regarding the slums, which were not authorized by the Royal Commission for Al-Ula Province, the Red Sea Company, or the Souda Development Company.
The order assigned the Control and Anti-Corruption Commission to immediately investigate the responsibility of the related officials.
Saudi Arabia has been taken serious steps against corruptions in the last few years in order to ensure solid foundation for its economic development plans.