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Saudi Arabia approves governing framework for Vision 2030

The framework specifically explains the roles and responsibilities of the concerned government agencies in realizing the Vision

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Saudi Arabia’s Council of Economic and Development Affairs (CEDA) has approved the governing framework for implementing the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

The CEDA’s session was chaired by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The framework specifically explains the roles and responsibilities of the concerned government agencies in realizing the Vision and the mechanism to be adopted to remove the hurdles that stand in the way of achieving its goals. In this respect, a strategic committee, headed the deputy crown prince, who is also chairman of CEDA, has been constituted.

The committee will follow up materializing the Vision and translating it into detailed strategies and executive programs associated with its targets within the designated period of time.

CEDA also approved setting up of an office, affiliated to the committee, in order to manage the strategy. Necessary human resources will be supplied to the office so that it can follow up implementing the Vision, as well as to pinpoint the gaps, propose launching of executive programs, and present periodic reports on how far the executive programs are being realized in line with its set goals.

This framework has been designed in a way applying the best global practices in implementing strategies.

It also strengthens the principles of transparency and accountability through launching electronic signboards to follow up performance appraisal indexes to ensure the best possible implementation of the Vision.

This article first appeared in the Saudi Gazette on June 02, 2016.