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February 8th, 2009

King opens SR14b projects at KSU

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King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, inaugurated a package of development projects worth SR14.039 billion at King Saud University (KSU) here Sunday.

The projects included a university city for female students in Deraya worth SR7.5 billion to accommodate 30,000 students within three years, completion of the medical city at SR1.8 billion, teaching staff housing complex at SR2.1 billion, faculty buildings at men's campus at SR1.1 billion, the National Center for Diabetes Research at SR150 million, the administration building for SR150 million, phase one of KSU endowments for SR1.15 billion, and Riyadh Technology Valley including electronics education center at SR89 million.

The Monarch placed his hand at an electronic screen to signal the laying of the foundation stone for the female student dorms, male student faculties building complex, housing of the teaching staff, phase one of university endowments, Riyadh Techno Valley, National Center for e-learning and Distance Education, National Hyperglycemia Center, and SABIC Center for Developing Plastics Applications.

King Abdullah toured the exhibition of the projects and listened to a detailed presentation about each project by Dr. Abdullah Al-Othman, Director of King Saud University.

The King also saw models of the projects, including that of the Nanotechnology Institute.

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saudigazette.com.sa

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