JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA – Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense order the renovation of Princess Nourah Bint Abdulraham Palace at his own personal expense. The palace titled “Al-Shamsiya Palace” is located near Al-Murabba neighborhood in Riyadh.
“This directive reflects the Crown Prince’s keenness to support the rich heritage and historic monuments in the Kingdom”, Minister of Culture Prince Bade Bin Abdullah Bin Farhan said. He thanked the Crown Prince for his unlimited support to the Kingdom’s culture and heritage sector.
He said that the palace, which is located on the western bank of Al-Batha Valley, is unique for the inscriptions, reflecting the style of local architecture prevalent in 1950s. Princess Nourah was the elder sister of King Abdul Aziz, founder of the modern Saudi Arabia.