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THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

The Kingdom's commitment to the conservation, protection and development of the wildlife population (including both marine and terrestrial life) is illustrated in the functions of the National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development, established by Royal Decree, dated 12/9/1406:

The National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development which was established in 1986 (1406 AH) has so far created 14 wildlife natural reserves. These constitute approximately 2.5% of the total area of the country. There are plans for the creation of 103 such areas in the coming years.

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