Activities during His Service as Governor of the Eastern Province

The involvement of Prince Mohammad in the private sector and then his long years of service in the governmental functions blended into a unique experience that ensured all public and private efforts are streamed to serve one common objective that is to serve the citizens of the Eastern Province. Therefore, Prince Mohammad defined a clear vision to his governing style since his appointment to the Governorate of the Eastern Province in 1985. That vision is mostly two-dimensional: in the first dimension, his role as Governor ensures the implementation of the State’s plans and developmental projects for the Province; and in the second dimension the Prince strived to create sufficient motivation to the whole community at its various levels and with its various players to ensure sustainable development of the Province.

This vision had eight main pillars:

  • The service and achievements of a successful governor surpass the boundaries of the job responsibility.
  • The various sectors of the society complement each other for sustainable development.
  • The youth are the pillars and the future of any nation.
  • The social development is possible through collective work and social responsibility.
  • Scientific research supports informed decision making.
  • Women constitute half of the society and their roles should reflect this fact.
  • Developing the Eastern Province as capital of the Gulf industries..
  • Improving private education aims to support public education.

The achievements of Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz during his service as Governor of the Eastern Province covered the various developmental aspects for the region including:
  • Improvement of the infrastructure mainly the roads and the electricity.
  • Development of the Industry including oil industries, basic industries and the establishment of industrial cities.
  • Modernization of the ports and railways.
  • Support to commerce and services.
  • Support to tourism and recreation.
  • Support to health services.
  • Support to the agriculture.
  • Development of Education.
  • Support to urban development.