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Important Announcement :

from Diriyah Gate Development Authority

An important announcement regarding the postponement of the Expropriation.
Compensation begins for Landowners of Certain Areas within the Districts of (Alkhuzama, Alnakheel, Irqa)
Announcement on the start of expropriation of areas within the districts of (Khozama, Nakheel, Irqah).
Announcement on the Start of Expropriation within (Alfaisaliyah) Districts in Diriyah area
DGDA would like to clarify that certain information being shared on social media platforms pertaining to the land acquisition initiative for land falling within the Diriyah project perimeter is incorrect and misrepresentative of the current status of the initiative. DGDA is following the government approved and endorsed plan in this regard and is working to ensure the best possible outcome for all residents affected by any of the Diriyah masterplans. Furthermore, DGDA is working to ensure that residents’ rights are maintained and that they are kept aware of the latest updates through direct communications. The DGDA team would like to emphasize the importance of ensuring that information regarding this matter is received from authorized and official sources to avoid confusion.

Diriyah Gate Development Authority Announces the First Traditional Architecture Gathering

Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) has officially announced the inaugural edition of the "Traditional Architecture Gathering" to be held in the majestic UNESCO World Heritage Site At-Turaif, in Diriyah, The City of Earth, from October 24th to 30th. The event is themed "Traditional Najdi Architecture," and will bring together prominent scholars, expert designers, engineers, architects, and specialists in ancient architectural styles. In addition, a diverse range of visitors from both within the Kingdom and internationally are anticipated to join this gathering.

DGDA also announced that registration to attend the gathering is open from today, October 10, 2023 via the Authority's website at the following link: The public invitation to the event offers an incredible opportunity for people from all backgrounds to take part in the Traditional Architectural Gathering which will showcase and delve into the wonders of traditional architecture. 

The "Traditional Architecture Gathering" is a week-long event that aims to captivate the interest of experts and enthusiasts alike. It will showcase the beauty of Najdi architecture and the mesmerizing design of the historic At-Turaif district. During the gathering, participants will have the opportunity to visit various sites within At-Turaif , providing them with a firsthand experience of the architectural marvels of the ancient city and giving them a deeper understanding of the traditional and Najdi architecture of the region. 

The gathering will also host a series of sessions and workshops dedicated to traditional and Najdi architecture, offering attendees valuable insights and allowing them to expand their knowledge and expertise in this field. Furthermore, the gathering will feature an impressive display of valuable documents and books that shed light on Najdi architecture, history, society, and culture. This collection will provide attendees with a unique opportunity to explore the rich heritage of Najdi architectural traditions.