Riyadh: The National Antiquities Register has registered 253 new archeological and historical sites in Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Jasser Al-Harbash, the CEO of the Heritage Commission, said the commission registered 112 sites in Hail and 141 sites in Aseer.
These architectural sites are decorated with patterns, inscriptions, drawings, and old rock tags of pre-historic ages. There are also some Islamic inscriptions and writings in the collection.
Dr. Al-Harbash said the commission had taken steady steps to document historical and archeological sites in various regions of the Kingdom. And these sites were registered in the National Antiquities Register.
The Doctor called on the people to report possible archeological sites through the “Balagh” platform. People can also suggest new locations on the commission’s Twitter account and branches across Saudi Arabia.
He applauded the awareness of citizens and their role as the leading partners in preserving national heritage.