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A view shows the construction of the King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 12, 2016. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser – RTSEMQH

Riyadh – The fourth Arab Housing Conference will kick off in the Saudi capital on Tuesday, under the title, “Activating Partnership between the Public and Private Sectors to Promote Housing Sector”.

The Saudi Ministry of Housing is organizing the conference in partnership with the Arab League Council of Housing Ministers.

The conference will tackle several issues related to the housing and construction sector, as participants will discuss latest developments in this sector, the available opportunities and studies related to the housing and construction industry.

Experts in housing, urban development and real estate development representing several public and private institutions from different countries will participate in the event.

An exhibition on housing will be held on the sidelines of the conference, in the presence of local and international participants from the public and private sectors.

The 4th Arab Housing Conference aims at achieving a set of positive results that would benefit and organize the housing sector in Saudi Arabia and the rest of Arab countries.

Participants will present their vision on the role of government institutions and bodies in the partnership between the private and public sectors, and the role of the private sector in achieving national housing strategies.

The conference also aims at presenting the latest patterns of effective cooperation between the private and public sectors, on the organizational, financial and legal levels. Participants will share practical experiences and success stories in this regard.

The conference comes in line with Saudi Arabia’s National Transformation Program 2020 and Saudi Vision 2030, which stresses the importance of effective cooperation between the country’s different sectors.

Several subjects would be discussed during the conference, including the role of decision-makers in achieving national visions, the role of government and private institutions in achieving housing policies, urban planning development and the activation of planning strategies.