Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing (Saudi Arabia)

Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing (MoMRAH; Arabic: وزارة الشؤون البلدية والقروية والإسكان) is a government ministry in Saudi Arabia that is responsible for the supervision and regulation of municipalities in the country.[1] Established in 1975, the current Minister is Majid Al-Hogail who was appointed as the acting minister in February 2020.[2] As to the deputy minister, it has been Dr. Ahmed Jamil Kattan since 2019.[3]

Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing
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Ministerial Department overview
Formed1975; 48 years ago (1975)
JurisdictionSaudi Arabia
Minister responsible
WebsiteOfficial Website


The ministry supervises the administration of municipalities across the country, including cities, towns, and villages. It provides maintenance and development services for all municipalities. The ministry is also responsible for providing basic infrastructure and road development in the country.[1][4]


  1. ^ a b "Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs". Linkedin. 2019. Retrieved 13 October 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Saudi Royal Decree Forms 3 New Ministries, Merges 2 Others". Asharq AL-awsat. Retrieved 2020-02-25.
  3. ^ "Who's Who: Dr. Ahmed Jamil Kattan, deputy minister at Saudi Ministry of Municipal, Rural Affairs and Housing". Arab News. 2021-02-13. Retrieved 2021-02-14.
  4. ^ "Ministry Addresses". Saudi Embassy in the Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 2019-10-13.