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Highlight the role of municipalities as units providing public services,granting them adequate powers and assigning them necessary tasks.

  • Provision of necessary equipment and machines.
  • Continuous support to the municipalities to establish productive and service projects that contribute to the enhancement of the financial resources of the municipalities.
  • Provide the appropriate environment to strengthen the role of municipal councils in the dissemination of culture.
  • Establish the principle of good governance based on accountability and transparency in the management of municipalities.
  • Activate the role of the Cities and Villages Development Bank as a specialized financial intermediary for the municipal sector and enable it to grant long term loans in accordance with the principles of banking business.
  • Enable municipalities to have access to long-term funding sources.
  • Encourage neighboring municipalities to work together in the provision of services.
  • Encourage the private sector to implement and manage some municipal activities.
  • Motivate municipalities to improve their revenue collection capabilities.
  • Reconsider the mechanism of coordinating the tasks and responsibilities between different local levels to ensure that the municipality role achieve local sustainable development.
  • Improve and develop database at the municipal level.
  • Train and qualify the employees of the Ministry, theCities and Villages Development Bank, and the municipalities according to their needs.
  • Support municipalities to establish slaughterhouses for livestock in all governorates and provinces of the Kingdom.
  • Develop solid waste landfills of the common services councils and improveits management.
  • Review the equation of government transfers to municipalities to ensure the equitable distribution of government subsidies to the municipalities in a manner enabling them to provide services at a higher level.