Weather of Arabia - The Qurtuba neighborhood enters the fifth residential neighborhood covered by the "Green Riyadh" program, one of the most ambitious urban afforestation projects in the world and one of the four major Riyadh projects; In order to achieve the objectives of the Kingdom's Vision 2030.
The project will add green space to the neighborhood by planting 92,000 trees and shrubs, 34 gardens, 4 schools, 56 mosques, and 9 parking spaces, in addition to 44 kilometers of streets and lanes.
The "Green Riyadh" program comes in support of raising the classification of the city of Riyadh among its counterparts in the cities of the world, and making it one of the best cities for living by raising the economic value, increasing investment opportunities, stimulating the participation of the private sector, in addition to contributing to improving the quality of life by establishing open areas and encouraging activities. External to improve public health, and promote the practice of walking and outdoor activities, sports and others.
The program aims to plant 7.5 million trees, establish a renewable water network by 100%, increase vegetation cover to 9.1% of the city’s area, and increase per capita green space from 1.7 square meters to 28 square meters, equivalent to 16 times, in addition to afforestation of 120 residential neighborhoods by 2018. 2023 AD; As it developed designs for landscaping works based on international standards that take into account the local environment, and this includes the implementation of residential neighborhood gardens, landscaping of schools and mosques, landscaping of streets and corridors, in addition to landscaping of parking lots, space lands and government buildings.
The "Green Riyadh" included the following neighborhoods: (Al-Naseem, Al-Azizia, Al-Jazirah, Al-Areja'); Where 241 thousand trees and shrubs were planted, 97 gardens, 33 schools, 83 mosques, 37 car parking sites, 66 km of roads and paths were planted in Al-Naseem neighborhood, 623 thousand trees and shrubs were planted, 54 gardens, 61 schools, 121 mosques, and 78 sites were planted. for parking lots, in addition to 176 km of roads and lanes in the Aziziyah neighborhood.
It included the planting of more than 39,000 trees and shrubs, the implementation of 11 gardens, the afforestation of 37 mosques, 14 schools, 36 km of roads and paths in the Al-Jazira neighborhood, the planting of 110,000 trees and shrubs, 30 new gardens, the afforestation of 19 schools, in addition to the afforestation of 46 mosques and the afforestation of 70 A site for car parks, and the planting of 37 km of roads and paths in Al-Oreija neighborhood.
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