Announcing the creation of the world’s first non-profit city

Announcing the creation of the world’s first non-profit city,

Saudi Crown Prince “Mohammed bin Salman” announced the establishment of the first non-profit city in the world, in the Arqa district of Riyadh.

More than 44% of the total area will be allocated to green open spaces to promote sustainable development.

The city will be a model for the development of the non-profit sector globally to embrace youth and volunteer groups,

as well as local and international non-profit organizations.

 

 

Announcing the creation of the world's first non-profit city

 

Announcing the creation of the world’s first non-profit city

This will be the first non-profit city of its kind, which will contribute to achieving the objectives of the Misk Foundation

in supporting innovation, entrepreneurship, and qualifying future leaders.

This is done by defining the non-profit work in its internal operational concept and in terms of opportunities and youth training programs.

In addition, the project will provide services that contribute to creating an attractive environment for all beneficiaries of the city’s offers.

The city master plan embodies an advanced, human-centered digital city designed to be sustainable and pedestrian-friendly.

The non-profit Prince Mohammed bin Salman City is implementing the digital twin model,

and will host academies, colleges, Misk schools, a conference center, a science museum, and a creative center.

This center provides a space to support the ambitions of innovators in modern science,

as well as generation technology such as artificial intelligence (Iot) and robotics.

It will also include an art academy, art gallery, performing arts theatre, play area,

culinary academy and an integrated residential complex.

It will also host venture capital firms and investors to support and incubate innovative companies to drive community contributions from around the world.

An area of ​​approximately 3.4 square kilometers has been allocated in the Irqa neighborhood,

next to Wadi Hanifa.

The establishment of the city is in line with the goal of creating a vibrant Saudi youth talent system to shape the future of the Kingdom and the world.

By encouraging learning and leadership development among young people,

details surrounding the development and progress of the non-profit Prince Mohammed bin Salman City will be announced in the coming months.

 

Announcing the creation of the world's first non-profit city

 

Announcing the creation of the world’s first non-profit city

The CEO of the National Center for the Development of the Non-Profit Sector, “M. Abdulmohsen bin Turki Al-Turki”,

stressed that the announcement by His Highness,

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, of the establishment of the first non-profit city in the world

is a generous gesture from His Highness and a continuation of the continuous support of the rational leadership to organize

and develop Empowering the non-profit sector.

This was preceded by the Council of Ministers’ decision to establish the National Center for the Development of the Non-Profit Sector,

which aims to organize and activate the role of non-profit sector organizations,

expand it in development areas, and work to integrate government efforts to achieve the goals of Saudi Vision 2030.

The center was established in the context of the development of the non-profit sector,

which is a strategic goal within the Saudi Vision 2030 plan aimed at empowering the non-profit sector,

and achieving a greater impact for the sector on the social and economic levels.

The center is one of the initiatives of the National Transformation Program,

and the center cooperates with stakeholders from partners in the public and private sectors.

All of these efforts come as an extension of the state’s interest

since the era of the founder King “Abdul-Aziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud”, may God have mercy on him, and until this day.

The Kingdom is experiencing new horizons during the reign of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King “Salman bin Abdelaziz”

and His Highness the Crown Prince, His Royal Highness Prince “Mohammed bin Salman”.

 

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